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Re: fam with DNotify and glibc 2.3.1 requires -lrt -lpthread
On Wed, 8 Jan 2003, Wil Evers wrote:
> FYI: after having problems trying to run the fam daemon on our
> glibc-2.3.1-based Linux system, I found that the fam daemon (with
> DNotify patch) must be linked against librt and libpthread. Failure to
> do so results in lots of *** overflow sigqueue *** messages when fam is
> run in debug mode.
> This is because the DNotify patch uses SIGRTMIN, which is #defined in
> glibc-2.3.1's <bits/signum.h> as __libc_current_sigrtmin();
> __libc_current_sigrtmin() returns -1 unless linked against librt and
> The fix is to add '-lrt -lpthread' to the fam_LDADD line in the
> (DNotify-patched) fam-2.6.9/fam/Makefile.am, and re-run automake.
> Perhaps a note on one the fam web pages would be appropriate.
I talked to the Red Hat glibc maintainer (Jakub Jelinek), and he said that
recent glibc SIGRTMIN is not returning -1.
Alexander Larsson Red Hat, Inc
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