[fpc-pascal] Why is cthreads unit not included by default

Florian Klaempfl florian at freepascal.org
Thu Aug 27 13:23:13 CEST 2009

Jonas Maebe schrieb:
> On 27 Aug 2009, at 12:49, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:
>> Is this an issue, even if your program doesn't use any
>> procedures/functions from the dynamically linked C library. For example,
>> a console application that includes the cthreads unit (which dynamically
>> links to C Library), but doesn't actually use the C Library or threads.
>> Would such a console application not run on an 8 year old Linux distro?
> It would not run *on* an 8-year old Linux distro regardless of whether
> you use libc, because FPC nowadays uses Linux 2.4.x+ system calls. 

2.4.0 was released in January 2001 and SuSE 7.1 in the same month with a
2.4.0 kernel or 2.2.18 ;)

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