Request for swapcontext and getcontext to be ported to our libc

Petr Janda elekktretterr at
Sat Jan 13 08:28:06 PST 2007

Ah sh*t.

Devs: have you got any comment on this and what are the chances of 
updating gcc 3.4 before the release?


Matt Emmerton wrote:

Based on information scattered about the Internet, as well as what the
FreeBSD folks have done, it appears that powerdns-recursor requires
gcc-3.4.6 to compile properly.  This is a problem as DFly's native gcc is
3.4.5 and the pkgsrc version of 3.4.6 does not support DFly.
To do this right, we will need DFly to support the 3.4.6 compiler before we
can support this package.
Matt Emmerton
I see.
What about getting someone to get powerdns-recusor compiling and
Once that is done we shall arrange for your payment.


Matt Emmerton wrote:
Any progress on the fully libc *context functions?
I've toyed with it a bit, but there are some issues I'm not sure how
solve (such as accessing curthread -- a kernel construct -- from
I would welcome discussion with the person who suggested it
Also, I felt it pertinent to focus on the quick-start FreeBSD port to
get it
into the 1.8-release.

Matt Emmerton

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