Damien Miller djm at
Wed Oct 1 11:19:04 EST 2003

Hans Werner Strube wrote:
> OpenSSH 3.7.1p2 contains an #ifdef USE_POSIX_THREADS and simulates threads
> by processes if this is not defined. However, configure and config.h do not
> provide any means to define this. Is this already included for future
> releases but does not function properly if defined? Or could it be set
> manually in config.h and would work in Solaris?

I don't think we will be enabling USE_POSIX_THREADS in the PAM code
anytime soon.

Threads are a can or worms that I don't really want to open. I'd prefer
to get the auth-pam.c authentication subprocess properly exporting any
state that it creates back to the parent. E.g. see:


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