Error: “Your platform is not thread-safe” on REL5/Centos5

If you are ever building packacges under RedHat Enterprise Linux or Centos and you get the error

“Your platform is not thread-safe”,

Make sure you have the following packacges installed along with the prerequsites.


Hope this saves someone a few hours of pulling out hair


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