path: root/faq/libpthread_plugin.mdwn
diff options
Diffstat (limited to 'faq/libpthread_plugin.mdwn')
1 files changed, 21 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/faq/libpthread_plugin.mdwn b/faq/libpthread_plugin.mdwn
new file mode 100644
index 00000000..bcbe9571
--- /dev/null
+++ b/faq/libpthread_plugin.mdwn
@@ -0,0 +1,21 @@
+[[!meta copyright="Copyright © 2013 Free Software Foundation, Inc."]]
+[[!meta license="""[[!toggle id="license" text="GFDL 1.2+"]][[!toggleable
+id="license" text="Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this
+document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or
+any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant
+Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license
+is included in the section entitled [[GNU Free Documentation
+[[!tag faq/open_issues]]
+[[!meta title="Getting Assertion `__pthread_threads' failed."]]
+Some applications don't link against libpthread, but load plugins which do link against libpthread. This means unexpectedly switch from mono-thread to multi-thread. This is not supported yet, thus the following error:
+ ./pthread/../sysdeps/generic/pt-mutex-timedlock.c:70: __pthread_mutex_timedlock_internal: Assertion `__pthread_threads' failed.
+This can be worked around by using
+export LD_PRELOAD=/lib/i386-gnu/