libthread_xu not working correctly with ssl?

Simon 'corecode' Schubert corecode at
Sun Jan 20 09:07:45 PST 2008

Sepherosa Ziehau wrote:
On Jan 20, 2008 10:43 PM, Simon 'corecode' Schubert
<corecode at> wrote:
Simon 'corecode' Schubert wrote:
The system per default uses libthread_xu and firefox and thunderbird
both have problems connecting to sslized services.  switching back to
libc_r fixed the problem.
I just wanted to follow up to point out that this is quite a problem with
libthread_xu at the moment.  I'd appreciate any input/resolution regarding
this.  We shouldn't ship 2.0 with this problem.
David, do you have any idea why thunderbird and firefox wouldn't be able
to connect to ssl services?  (Meaning, they just spin, connections get
I run a relative old HEAD (kernel is up-to-date, world is from Jan5,
using libthread_xu) on my laptop (UP box), I didn't seem to have
problem with ssl connection (https://url) in firefox.
Do you have a recent firefox?  I'm not sure when it started here.  I just 
recompiled thunderbird, so maybe it also needs a recent mozilla/world.  I 
did observe this already in december on my laptop.

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