Use of --enable-threads=posix in chapter 5

Zack Winkles sativa93 at
Sat Sep 14 08:01:22 PDT 2002

On Sat, 2002-09-14 at 10:53, Mark Hymers wrote:
> On Sat, 14, Sep, 2002 at 10:44:30AM -0400, Zack Winkles spoke thus..
> > Hi,
> > I'm just curious as to why the --enable-threads=posix flag is used in
> > chapter five. If I'm understanding its use correctly then it isn't even
> > really necesary is it? Maybe it could be removed...
> I was actually reading the changelog about this the other day and it was
> added to remove ambiguity so that people *knew* which option was being
> enabled.
> Mark

I wasn't clear when I asked the question. I meant to ask why it was even
included because apparently the option only affects C++ support, but
with only C enabled it's useless.
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