cvs commit: src/lib/libc/gen tls.c
marcel at xcllnt.net
Mon Aug 23 12:24:51 PDT 2004
On Mon, Aug 23, 2004 at 07:58:41PM +0100, Doug Rabson wrote:
> > >
> > > This is the real fix for the static binaries segfaulting on alpha.
> > > With this we could re-add the change to crt1.c which enables TLS
> > > for static binaries. Given that we don't yet fully support TLS for
> > > alpha in either rtld or libpthread, I don't propose to change
> > > lib/csu/alpha/crt1.c again for 5.3.
> > However, if we revert the backout of crt1.c, then we know that all
> > shared executables will work the moment we fix rtld and libpthread.
> > If we keep the call to _init_tls() removed from crt1.c then every
> > binary linked on a 5.3 machine needs to be relinked the moment we
> > do add proper TLS support. So, to minimize (future) burden I suggest
> > we change crt1.c back for 5.3 as well. Otherwise this will just be
> > another exception on Alpha...
> But then again, none of those static binaries are likely to include TLS
> (since its currently disabled for alpha). Dynamic binaries are not
> affected because when rtld gets involved, it handles the TLS
> initialisation istelf - _init_tls() is only used for static binaries
> and is empty for dynamic.
Doh... you're right.
Marcel Moolenaar USPA: A-39004 marcel at xcllnt.net
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