contain code that is quite wordsize sensitive. (If you have a
-Solaris: When using Sun's C compiler with threads, at least on Solaris
- 2.5.1, you need to add the "-mt" compiler option (the simplest
- way is probably to specify the compiler with this option as
- the "CC" environment variable when running the configure
+Solaris: When using Sun's C compiler, it's necessary to compile in
+ strict ANSI mode with multithreading enabled. This can be done
+ by setting the 'CC' environment variable to 'cc -Xc -mt'
+ before running the configure script. ANSI-compatibility mode
+ ('-Xa') has been seen to compile the code without problems,
+ but generate faulty code.
Linux: A problem with threads and fork() was tracked down to a bug in
the pthreads code in glibc version 2.0.5; glibc version 2.0.7