HEADS UP! KSE needs more attention

David O'Brien obrien at freebsd.org
Mon Jun 7 09:56:10 GMT 2004

On Sun, Jun 06, 2004 at 01:48:17PM -0700, Marcel Moolenaar wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 06, 2004 at 02:27:08PM -0600, Scott Long wrote:
> > >
> > >Doug Rabson also has basic TLS support working in perforce.
> > 
> > What platforms?  My understanding was that new binutils and gcc was
> > needed for sparc64 at a minimum.
> Yes. It's i386 only and not even close to being complete. In fact,
> there has been discussions that the thread pointer on i386 needs to
> change. Whether that's the case or not, it's likely that TLS will
> complicate matters way too much to for it to ever work in 5.3.
> > >It'd be nice to get TLS and debugging in before 5.3-release.
> > >
> > 
> > Yes.  Be aware that there is a serious effort to get GDB 6.x into the
> > tree for 5.3.
> I just asked cvs@ and core@ to advice about importing gdb 6.1 into
> src/contrib/gdb6. We need to break this vicious circle of people
> waiting on each other.

This came up before and you were already asked not to import into
src/contrib/gdb6 (and what email would be sent to Core if you did).
Any GDB imports need to go into src/contrib/gdb/.

-- David  (obrien at FreeBSD.org)

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