HEADS UP! KSE needs more attention

Marcel Moolenaar marcel at xcllnt.net
Mon Jun 7 15:56:48 GMT 2004


On Mon, Jun 07, 2004 at 10:14:21AM +0100, Doug Rabson wrote:
> On Sunday 06 June 2004 21:48, 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.
> 
> Actually its a bit better than that. It works for most use cases right 
> now on i386 but would get confused on dlclose. I'll fix that before I 
> move it into current.

Does it work on static bound executables?

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 Marcel Moolenaar	  USPA: A-39004		 marcel at xcllnt.net


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