Global USE flag

Add threads support for various packages. Usually pthreads

Packages describing “threads” as local USE flag

Package “threads” Flag Description
app-editors/emacs-vcs Add elisp threading support
dev-lang/python Enable threading support. (DON'T DISABLE THIS UNLESS YOU KNOW WHAT YOU'RE DOING)
dev-libs/boost Build multi-thread-compatible libraries instead of single-threaded only.
dev-libs/elfutils Build the libraries with thread safe support
dev-libs/xerces-c Enable threading support through pthread (or other libraries on AIX, IRIX, HPUX, Solars). Highly recommended
dev-libs/xmlrpc-c Controls whether to build the Abyss web-server with pthreads or fork 'threading'.
dev-scheme/bigloo Enable thread support, it depends on dev-libs/boehm-gc built with threads use flag
dev-scheme/hop Enable thread support for hop, it depends on dev-scheme/bigloo built with threads use flag.
dev-scheme/racket Enable support for green threads
dev-util/metro Enable support for pbzip2 tarball packing/unpacking
media-plugins/gkrellmpc Use separate thread to init connection (unsafe)

All packages providing a “threads” USE flag (181)