Reminder! Call for March-April 2004 Status reports (fwd)

Daniel Eischen eischen at
Wed May 12 13:07:18 PDT 2004

On Wed, 12 May 2004, Julian Elischer wrote:
> how about this as a start..
> my little script only allows 3 names to be enterred...
> <project>
>   <title>Status Report Sample</title>
> Marcel and Davidxu have both (individually)
> been looking at the support 
> for debugging threaded programs. David has a set of
> patches that allow gdb to correctly handle KSE programs and 
> patches are being considerred for libthr based processes.

> Marcell added a Thread ID to allow debugging code to unambiguously
> specify a thread to debug.

I thought there was some question as to whether this would
need to be revisited (I have no opinion on it myself, but
seem to recall someone else mentioning it).

> </p><p> 
> Dan Eischen continues to support people migrating to 
> libpthreads and it seems to be going well.
> </p><p> 
> Doug Rabson has done his usual miracle work and produced 
> a set of preliminary pathces to implement TLS (Thread 
> Local Storage) for the i386 platform. 
> </p><p> 
> Platforms:

Still no change.  libpthread works on i386, amd64,
and ia64, but no progress on alpha or sparc64.

Dan Eischen

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