Re: [PATCH] Update HPPA LinuxThread implementation and remove old .dpatch's
At Sun, 2 Mar 2003 11:48:16 -0500,
Carlos O'Donell wrote:
> With regards to GNU/Libc 2.3.x
> The following is an update of LinuxThreads for HPPA, the changelog
> is in progress and it has shown no regressions from a testing
> standpoint. It actually does better in the gcc/g++ testsuite. This work
> represents some long discussions between John David Anglin and myself,
> please read the dpatch for more information about a specific patch.
> Please remove the following .dpatch files from debian-glibc's CVS:
> They are no longer being used and were superceeded by CVS patches.
> Please replace glibc23-00-hppa-pthreads.dpatch with the attached version.
> Please add glibc23-hppa-malloc-align.dpatch to the list of HPPA patches.
> Quick Summary:
> - LinuxThreads is now using a self-aligning lock.
> - Malloc alignment has been moved back to 8 for optimal performance.
> I did this work over 2-3 weeks ago, but due to current time constraints
> it was behind "libgcc-compat hppa" on the queue, and thus didn't get
> out. Randolph Chung recently fixed hppa's __clz_tab libgcc-compat issue,
> which means I can take the 5 minutes I need to send this email :)
> This code has been heavily tested by John and myself, though should any
> HPPA users find problems, or have comments, please file bugs and/or
> contact me direclty or via any of the lists :)
Thanks, but should it apply in 2.3.1-15? I would like to delay to
apply it in 2.3.2-1.