Problems of New Linuxulator I Have Known

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Fri Aug 25 15:14:47 UTC 2006

1. Many options of clone(2) are not correctly implemented, some of
    which may cause application crash when it wants to clone
    memory-independent process.

2. TLS (Thread Local Storage) support in clone(2), set_thread_area(2)
    and get_thread_area(2) doesn't conform to Linux 2.6.x, which can
    damage stack of Linux application using NPTL (Native  POSIX  Threads

    Of course, to obtain the conformation, FreeBSD native GDT must be
    rearranged. But Linux NPTL is quite essential for modern Linux

3. wakeup_one(9) instead of wakeup(9) should be used for futex(2) to
    wake up a single sleeping thread.

4. Some options of clock_gettime(2) actually can be implemented, though
    FreeBSD native implementation is different from Linux's.

5. Code style problems: member naming of structure, macro naming,
    function naming, encapsulation for queue(3) and so on.

In a word, may ORACLE 10g for Linux be able to run under FreeBSD soon.

                                                From Beijing, China

Alexander Leidinger wrote:

> Quoting Divacky Roman <xdivac02 at> (from Fri, 25 Aug  2006 
> 10:47:55 +0200):
>> I have some more fixes uncommited which might fix the acroread.
> For the curious:  
> tted.diff
> Bye,
> Alexander.
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