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authorMarius Vollmer <mvo@zagadka.de>2004-09-21 00:09:47 +0000
committerMarius Vollmer <mvo@zagadka.de>2004-09-21 00:09:47 +0000
commit75bfae860ab010c571193af96b6c41f403c6d9f1 (patch)
tree6ccbb8bfcb0acf90f33131a219f4bedc4e2e5ea2 /acinclude.m4
parent2663421ccfc72794f97721068350ab114c7149a1 (diff)
* acinclude.m4 (ACX_PTHREAD): New.
* configure.in: Use it instead of simply looking for -lpthread. Thanks to Andreas Vögele!
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diff --git a/acinclude.m4 b/acinclude.m4
index fcbc3ddc4..8126cb8e1 100644
--- a/acinclude.m4
+++ b/acinclude.m4
@@ -107,3 +107,206 @@ ifelse([$4], , , [$4
])dnl
fi
])
+
+
+
+
+dnl Available from the GNU Autoconf Macro Archive at:
+dnl http://www.gnu.org/software/ac-archive/htmldoc/acx_pthread.html
+dnl
+AC_DEFUN([ACX_PTHREAD], [
+AC_REQUIRE([AC_CANONICAL_HOST])
+AC_LANG_SAVE
+AC_LANG_C
+acx_pthread_ok=no
+
+# We used to check for pthread.h first, but this fails if pthread.h
+# requires special compiler flags (e.g. on True64 or Sequent).
+# It gets checked for in the link test anyway.
+
+# First of all, check if the user has set any of the PTHREAD_LIBS,
+# etcetera environment variables, and if threads linking works using
+# them:
+if test x"$PTHREAD_LIBS$PTHREAD_CFLAGS" != x; then
+ save_CFLAGS="$CFLAGS"
+ CFLAGS="$CFLAGS $PTHREAD_CFLAGS"
+ save_LIBS="$LIBS"
+ LIBS="$PTHREAD_LIBS $LIBS"
+ AC_MSG_CHECKING([for pthread_join in LIBS=$PTHREAD_LIBS with CFLAGS=$PTHREAD_CFLAGS])
+ AC_TRY_LINK_FUNC(pthread_join, acx_pthread_ok=yes)
+ AC_MSG_RESULT($acx_pthread_ok)
+ if test x"$acx_pthread_ok" = xno; then
+ PTHREAD_LIBS=""
+ PTHREAD_CFLAGS=""
+ fi
+ LIBS="$save_LIBS"
+ CFLAGS="$save_CFLAGS"
+fi
+
+# We must check for the threads library under a number of different
+# names; the ordering is very important because some systems
+# (e.g. DEC) have both -lpthread and -lpthreads, where one of the
+# libraries is broken (non-POSIX).
+
+# Create a list of thread flags to try. Items starting with a "-" are
+# C compiler flags, and other items are library names, except for "none"
+# which indicates that we try without any flags at all, and "pthread-config"
+# which is a program returning the flags for the Pth emulation library.
+
+acx_pthread_flags="pthreads none -Kthread -kthread lthread -pthread -pthreads -mthreads pthread --thread-safe -mt pthread-config"
+
+# The ordering *is* (sometimes) important. Some notes on the
+# individual items follow:
+
+# pthreads: AIX (must check this before -lpthread)
+# none: in case threads are in libc; should be tried before -Kthread and
+# other compiler flags to prevent continual compiler warnings
+# -Kthread: Sequent (threads in libc, but -Kthread needed for pthread.h)
+# -kthread: FreeBSD kernel threads (preferred to -pthread since SMP-able)
+# lthread: LinuxThreads port on FreeBSD (also preferred to -pthread)
+# -pthread: Linux/gcc (kernel threads), BSD/gcc (userland threads)
+# -pthreads: Solaris/gcc
+# -mthreads: Mingw32/gcc, Lynx/gcc
+# -mt: Sun Workshop C (may only link SunOS threads [-lthread], but it
+# doesn't hurt to check since this sometimes defines pthreads too;
+# also defines -D_REENTRANT)
+# pthread: Linux, etcetera
+# --thread-safe: KAI C++
+# pthread-config: use pthread-config program (for GNU Pth library)
+
+case "${host_cpu}-${host_os}" in
+ *solaris*)
+
+ # On Solaris (at least, for some versions), libc contains stubbed
+ # (non-functional) versions of the pthreads routines, so link-based
+ # tests will erroneously succeed. (We need to link with -pthread or
+ # -lpthread.) (The stubs are missing pthread_cleanup_push, or rather
+ # a function called by this macro, so we could check for that, but
+ # who knows whether they'll stub that too in a future libc.) So,
+ # we'll just look for -pthreads and -lpthread first:
+
+ acx_pthread_flags="-pthread -pthreads pthread -mt $acx_pthread_flags"
+ ;;
+esac
+
+if test x"$acx_pthread_ok" = xno; then
+for flag in $acx_pthread_flags; do
+
+ case $flag in
+ none)
+ AC_MSG_CHECKING([whether pthreads work without any flags])
+ ;;
+
+ -*)
+ AC_MSG_CHECKING([whether pthreads work with $flag])
+ PTHREAD_CFLAGS="$flag"
+ ;;
+
+ pthread-config)
+ AC_CHECK_PROG(acx_pthread_config, pthread-config, yes, no)
+ if test x"$acx_pthread_config" = xno; then continue; fi
+ PTHREAD_CFLAGS="`pthread-config --cflags`"
+ PTHREAD_LIBS="`pthread-config --ldflags` `pthread-config --libs`"
+ ;;
+
+ *)
+ AC_MSG_CHECKING([for the pthreads library -l$flag])
+ PTHREAD_LIBS="-l$flag"
+ ;;
+ esac
+
+ save_LIBS="$LIBS"
+ save_CFLAGS="$CFLAGS"
+ LIBS="$PTHREAD_LIBS $LIBS"
+ CFLAGS="$CFLAGS $PTHREAD_CFLAGS"
+
+ # Check for various functions. We must include pthread.h,
+ # since some functions may be macros. (On the Sequent, we
+ # need a special flag -Kthread to make this header compile.)
+ # We check for pthread_join because it is in -lpthread on IRIX
+ # while pthread_create is in libc. We check for pthread_attr_init
+ # due to DEC craziness with -lpthreads. We check for
+ # pthread_cleanup_push because it is one of the few pthread
+ # functions on Solaris that doesn't have a non-functional libc stub.
+ # We try pthread_create on general principles.
+ AC_TRY_LINK([#include <pthread.h>],
+ [pthread_t th; pthread_join(th, 0);
+ pthread_attr_init(0); pthread_cleanup_push(0, 0);
+ pthread_create(0,0,0,0); pthread_cleanup_pop(0); ],
+ [acx_pthread_ok=yes])
+
+ LIBS="$save_LIBS"
+ CFLAGS="$save_CFLAGS"
+
+ AC_MSG_RESULT($acx_pthread_ok)
+ if test "x$acx_pthread_ok" = xyes; then
+ break;
+ fi
+
+ PTHREAD_LIBS=""
+ PTHREAD_CFLAGS=""
+done
+fi
+
+# Various other checks:
+if test "x$acx_pthread_ok" = xyes; then
+ save_LIBS="$LIBS"
+ LIBS="$PTHREAD_LIBS $LIBS"
+ save_CFLAGS="$CFLAGS"
+ CFLAGS="$CFLAGS $PTHREAD_CFLAGS"
+
+ # Detect AIX lossage: threads are created detached by default
+ # and the JOINABLE attribute has a nonstandard name (UNDETACHED).
+ AC_MSG_CHECKING([for joinable pthread attribute])
+ AC_TRY_LINK([#include <pthread.h>],
+ [int attr=PTHREAD_CREATE_JOINABLE;],
+ ok=PTHREAD_CREATE_JOINABLE, ok=unknown)
+ if test x"$ok" = xunknown; then
+ AC_TRY_LINK([#include <pthread.h>],
+ [int attr=PTHREAD_CREATE_UNDETACHED;],
+ ok=PTHREAD_CREATE_UNDETACHED, ok=unknown)
+ fi
+ if test x"$ok" != xPTHREAD_CREATE_JOINABLE; then
+ AC_DEFINE(PTHREAD_CREATE_JOINABLE, $ok,
+ [Define to the necessary symbol if this constant
+ uses a non-standard name on your system.])
+ fi
+ AC_MSG_RESULT(${ok})
+ if test x"$ok" = xunknown; then
+ AC_MSG_WARN([we do not know how to create joinable pthreads])
+ fi
+
+ AC_MSG_CHECKING([if more special flags are required for pthreads])
+ flag=no
+ case "${host_cpu}-${host_os}" in
+ *-aix* | *-freebsd* | *-darwin*) flag="-D_THREAD_SAFE";;
+ *solaris* | *-osf* | *-hpux*) flag="-D_REENTRANT";;
+ esac
+ AC_MSG_RESULT(${flag})
+ if test "x$flag" != xno; then
+ PTHREAD_CFLAGS="$flag $PTHREAD_CFLAGS"
+ fi
+
+ LIBS="$save_LIBS"
+ CFLAGS="$save_CFLAGS"
+
+ # More AIX lossage: must compile with cc_r
+ AC_CHECK_PROG(PTHREAD_CC, cc_r, cc_r, ${CC})
+else
+ PTHREAD_CC="$CC"
+fi
+
+AC_SUBST(PTHREAD_LIBS)
+AC_SUBST(PTHREAD_CFLAGS)
+AC_SUBST(PTHREAD_CC)
+
+# Finally, execute ACTION-IF-FOUND/ACTION-IF-NOT-FOUND:
+if test x"$acx_pthread_ok" = xyes; then
+ ifelse([$1],,AC_DEFINE(HAVE_PTHREAD,1,[Define if you have POSIX threads libraries and header files.]),[$1])
+ :
+else
+ acx_pthread_ok=no
+ $2
+fi
+AC_LANG_RESTORE
+])dnl ACX_PTHREAD