svn commit: r200797 - head/lib/libc/stdtime
M. Warner Losh
imp at bsdimp.com
Tue Dec 22 04:22:08 UTC 2009
In message: <20091221220004.GA42400 at alchemy.franken.de>
Marius Strobl <marius at alchemy.franken.de> writes:
: On Mon, Dec 21, 2009 at 02:59:21PM -0500, John Baldwin wrote:
: > On Monday 21 December 2009 2:43:23 pm John Baldwin wrote:
: > > Author: jhb
: > > Date: Mon Dec 21 19:43:23 2009
: > > New Revision: 200797
: > > URL: http://svn.freebsd.org/changeset/base/200797
: > >
: > > Log:
: > > Use _once() to initialize the pthread key for thread-local storage to hold
: > > the results of localtime() instead of using a pthread mutex directly.
: > It would probably be simpler to use TLS for this instead, but I'm not sure if
: > we have working TLS on all supported platforms.
: At least not on arm and sparc64 as the in-tree binutils predate
: GNU TLS support for these.
We really need newer binutils in the tree.
And we need a way to compiler gplv3 binutils into the system for folks
that can do that without consequences... But many modern processors
need to have the gplv3 version of binutils and that will be a
continuing problem. One advantage of FreeBSD is its integration,
rather than having to play version whack-a-mole like you do with
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