Hack way to compile freeradius causing freeradius to hang under multithread mode

Alan DeKok aland at deployingradius.com
Sun Jun 14 09:22:54 CEST 2009

Ming-Ching Tiew wrote:
> When I run ./configure .... under uclibc, it can succcessful produce a Makefile. But with that makefile, compilation will fail because the lack of THREAD_TLS under uclibc. Then I went on to modify ( by hand ) src/include/autoconf.h to comment HAVE_THREAD_TLS, then compilation could be completed.
> However, the produced binary will not work under multithread mode, it will only work under these modes :-
>          radiusd -X
>          radiusd -s
>          radiusd -t 
> It will not work if it's run as :-
>          radiusd

  And... what does it do?  If you have gdb, you should be able to debug it.

> Well, this behaviour is repeatable under gnu lib environment too ( tested
> under debian environment), ie run ./configure, edit src/include/autoconf.h by hand to comment HAVE_THREAD_TLS.

  Nope.  it works on all platforms I have access to.  Mac, Solaris,

  Alan DeKok.

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