Does -CURRENT's gcc generate ___tls_get_addr under any
Joe Marcus Clarke
marcus at marcuscom.com
Fri Jun 25 19:55:35 PDT 2004
On Fri, 2004-06-25 at 21:08, John Merryweather Cooper wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 25, 2004 at 05:09:08PM -0400, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
> > On Fri, 2004-06-25 at 16:44, John Merryweather Cooper wrote:
> > > I'm working on porting (and getting fully working) lang/mono
> > > version 0.96, and I'm having a problem. In one of my object
> > > files--mini.lo--I'm getting an extern reference to
> > > ___tls_get_addr. I've been over the source code in mini.c
> > > and all the included headers, and I can't find anything to
> > > get rid of this reference or find a way to resolve it. As
> > > a result, the linking of the mono runtime binary fails with
> > > this symbol unresolved.
> > >
> > > Any and all clues are welcome!
> > As I recall, this is from boehm. You'll have to tell boehm not to do
> > thread-local storage. Note: boehm is in the libgc subdirectory inside
> > mono.
> > Joe
> > >
> > > jmc
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> Hmmm . . .
> Well, looking at the libgc code, I note that if it detects GCC 3.x it uses
> pthreads for thread local storage. The configure script doesn't provide
> a means to turn off tls.
> Just to be sure, I undefined USE_COMPILER_TLS on the command line with
I think you have to remove this from libgc's configure script. You
should be able to do a case statement, and match on freebsd.
> No dice, ___tls_get_addr still shows up in the mini.lo object which gets linked
> into libmono.so which causes mono to fail to link with an undefined
> symbol (see attached build script).
> I've checked all the objects in libgc, and none of them are defining
> this symbol. It seems prettly clear that it comes into existance
> during the compile of mini.c (it's in mini.lo), but I can't for the
> life of me find were it is in mini.c or in it's includes.
I saw this, too, when I was testing an earlier version of mono. I had
actually enabled some additional options thinking they would help, but
it turned out to be a bad idea.
See if you can hunt down the TLS options in libgc's configure, and
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