HEADS UP! KSE needs more attention
eischen at vigrid.com
Mon Jun 7 13:14:55 GMT 2004
On Mon, 7 Jun 2004, Doug Rabson wrote:
> On Sunday 06 June 2004 20:55, Daniel Eischen wrote:
> > On Sun, 6 Jun 2004, Scott Long wrote:
> > > All,
> > >
> > > We are about 4-6 weeks away from starting the 5.3 release cycle.
> > > As it stands, KSE still only works reliably on i386. There are
> > > reports of significant instability on amd64, and it doesn't work at
> > > all on alpha and sparc64. I'm willing to drop the alpha
> > > requirement and maybe even the sparc64 requirement, but there
> > > absolutely will not be a 5.3 until amd64 is solid. Please contact
> > > myself, Dan Eischen, and David Xu if you are interested in helping
> > > out.
> > amd64 looks to be a problem in readline which doesn't seem
> > to redispatch signal handlers with SA_SIGINFO arguments.
> > David also has patches for debugging support at:
> > http://people.freebsd.org/~davidxu/kse/dbg/
> > Doug Rabson also has basic TLS support working in perforce.
> > It'd be nice to get TLS and debugging in before 5.3-release.
> I'll probably try to commit some kind of TLS support into current in the
> next couple of weeks. Its likely to only support i386 and will be
> stubbed out for other platforms. Right now, I'm just waiting for some
> kind of feedback from an nvidia developer whos testing it.
Are you using the extra (*(%gs)->tls) to get TLS?
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