Xorg 7.1, Mesa, threads

Tilman Sauerbeck tilman at code-monkey.de
Wed Jul 12 10:45:48 PDT 2006

J. Hart [2006-07-12 21:46]:

> Installation of Mesa seems to require that Glibc be installed with Linuxthreads 
> rather than NPTL.  if, for example, Glibc 2.36 is installed with Linuxthreads 
> support, a version of the header file "/usr/include/bits/initspin.h" will also 
> be installed with a definition of __LOCK_INITIALIZER.  This definition seems to 

No. I run glibc-2.3.6 w/ NPTL support, and I've got the dummy
initspin.h, too. Everything's working fine.

I cannot find any reference to __LOCK_INITIALIZER in Mesa-6.5 (or Mesa


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