HEADS UP! KSE needs more attention
dfr at nlsystems.com
Mon Jun 7 16:22:38 GMT 2004
On Mon, 2004-06-07 at 16:56, Marcel Moolenaar wrote:
> 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?
Which one is static bound? It should work for General Dynamic, Local
Dynamic, Initial Exec and Local Exec models as described in Ulrich
Drepper's paper, "ELF Handling For Thread-Local Storage".
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