Thread Local Storage

Kip Macy kmacy at
Fri Sep 1 22:01:52 UTC 2006

To the best of my knowledge no one is currently working on it. I think
we're still waiting on an import of a more recent binutils which adds
sun4v and TLS support.

What else is missing? Thanks.


On Fri, 1 Sep 2006, Marcel Moolenaar wrote:

> All,
> I've been working on TLS for ia64 and powerpc and a quick check on
> sparc64 shows that there's still a lot of work that needs to be done
> before TLS works on sparc64. Is someone working on it or does someone
> have some patches lying around from previous attempts?
> It might be a good idea to get some of the work done (such as support
> for TLS specific relocations in RTLD) to avoid falling back too much.
> --
> Marcel Moolenaar
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