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error: 'mutex' in namespace 'std' does not name a type

error: 'mutex' in namespace 'std' does not name a type

error: 'mutex' in namespace 'std' does not name a type

(OP)
I am trying to compile grpc on AIX. After fixing a few GCC8 warnings, I run into the following error:

In file included from include/grpcpp/impl/codegen/call.h:30,
from include/grpcpp/impl/call.h:22,
from include/grpcpp/channel.h:25,
from src/cpp/client/insecure_credentials.cc:23:
include/grpcpp/impl/codegen/client_context.h:419:8: error: 'mutex' in namespace 'std' does not name a type
std::mutex mu_;
^~~~~
include/grpcpp/impl/codegen/client_context.h:419:3: note: 'std::mutex' is defined in header '<mutex>'; did you forget to '#include <mutex>'?
include/grpcpp/impl/codegen/client_context.h:53:1:
+#include <mutex>

include/grpcpp/impl/codegen/client_context.h:419:3:
std::mutex mu_;
^~~


The following stackoverflow post gives some context: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/14191566/c-mut...

However I am not sure why this is happening on AIX. Is it because of a similar problem? Is there a known workaround?

RE: error: 'mutex' in namespace 'std' does not name a type

(OP)
Setting CXXFLAGS=-pthread takes care of this.

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