Thread Local Storage

Kip Macy kip.macy at
Sat Sep 9 08:33:51 PDT 2006

I can't answer the TLS question at this instant (on my blackberry).
However, I can say that due to the introduction of new privileged
registers sun4v will not compile with the binutils in the tree.

I'd like to think we want to be able to build for sun hardware that isn't EOL.

On 9/8/06, David O'Brien <obrien at> wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 01, 2006 at 03:01:50PM -0700, Kip Macy wrote:
> > 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.
> Yeah, yeah, yeah - that BS again.
> I was forced to import a Binutils we didn't need to get TLS on i386 - and
> DFR didn't at all need it to to make TLS work on i386.
> Please back up your claims.  Download the latest binutils, compile it
> locally and please send me details on what is missing from a BU POV.
> --
> -- David  (obrien at
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