Reminder! Call for March-April 2004 Status reports (fwd)
eischen at vigrid.com
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...
> <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).
> Dan Eischen continues to support people migrating to
> libpthreads and it seems to be going well.
> 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.
Still no change. libpthread works on i386, amd64,
and ia64, but no progress on alpha or sparc64.
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