Looks like threading is b0rken on FreeBSD/powerpc

Maxim Sobolev sobomax at sippysoft.com
Thu Aug 3 17:04:31 UTC 2006


Daniel Eischen wrote:
> On Wed, 2 Aug 2006, Marcel Moolenaar wrote:
> 
>>
>> On Aug 2, 2006, at 3:44 PM, Maxim Sobolev wrote:
>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> Apparently threading is b0rken on the FreeBSD/powerpc - csup(8) dumps 
>>> core with seg 11. The same csup(8) version compiled on 6.0 works just 
>>> fine on the same 7-CURRENT kernel.
> 
> AFAIK, libpthread/KSE isn't quite there yet for powerpc.

Do you have any idea about what's wrong with it? By the way, the same 
problem affects ia64 too (ia64/91846) and it has been working in 6.0 
just file. Looks like it has something to do with the thread-local storage.

-Maxim


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