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Date:      Fri, 6 Dec 2002 14:06:17 -0800 (PST)
From:      Doug Barton <>
To:        David Mendelsohn <>
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD Port: bind9-9.2.1
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <000201c29c5f$3d384800$5b6f42cd@DMENDELSOHNLT>
References:  <000201c29c5f$3d384800$5b6f42cd@DMENDELSOHNLT>

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On Thu, 5 Dec 2002, David Mendelsohn wrote:

> Doug,
> I was perusing through the BIND 9.2.1 Makefile and had a question about
> multithreaded named.
> Any particular reason that you don't enable threads for 4.7????  Are
> there pthread issues or something that are only fixed 5.0???

Threading in RELENG_4 doesn't work well with bind 9. We have lots of
empirical evidence for that. It's still somewhat experimental in 5.0, but
anyone using 5.0 is already in "experimental mode" anyway, so I enable
threading by default there.



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