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authorThomas Petazzoni <>2013-03-24 08:19:22 (GMT)
committerPeter Korsgaard <>2013-03-24 18:39:09 (GMT)
commita22a21c76f36b87a1823df05518b1b55c457e127 (patch)
parent97e723b0f1c32284c7a87fb4039ed7ef12956877 (diff)
rt-tests: mention that NPTL thread implementation is needed
This patch superseds, but does it in a different way. Since we don't have a way of selecting the thread implementation for external toolchains, and it sounds a bit too heavy to add new config options just for the sake of rt-tests, we instead simply add some help text to the rt-tests package explaining that NPTL thread implementation is needed. Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <>
1 files changed, 6 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/package/rt-tests/ b/package/rt-tests/
index 0999ebf..a040139 100644
--- a/package/rt-tests/
+++ b/package/rt-tests/
@@ -14,6 +14,12 @@ config BR2_PACKAGE_RT_TESTS
installed if a Python interpreter has been selected in the
Buildroot configuration.
+ Note that this package requires a toolchain built with the
+ NPTL implementation of the pthread API (this is always the
+ case with glibc/eglibc toolchains, but may not necessarily
+ be the case with uClibc toolchains, since the thread
+ implementation is configurable).
comment "rt-tests requires a toolchain with threads support"