cvs commit: src/lib/libc/i386/net htonl.S ntohl.S

Daniel Eischen deischen at
Wed Oct 20 14:24:27 PDT 2004

On Wed, 20 Oct 2004, David O'Brien wrote:

> On Tue, Oct 19, 2004 at 08:57:22PM -0400, Daniel Eischen wrote:
> > > KSE and geom couldn't care about 486 or 386..
> >
> > There are plans afoot to use cmpxchl in userland for KSE,
> > similar to libthr's use of it for umtx.  So libpthread
> > won't work for 386 in the future.
> Which I'm assuming would get MFC'ed to RELENG_5.  Right?

It depends on what is decided for RELENG_5 and 386 support.
Ideally, we would keep libpthread in sync with -current and
RELENG_5, but if necessary we could keep the current locking
scheme (atomic swaps instead of compare/exchange) for RELENG_5.

Dan Eischen

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