Re: debootstrapping m68k-coldfire
On Tue, 4 Mar 2008, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> - AIUI, with a working TLS implementation it is possible to compile an
> optimized library, and store it under /lib/tls/<something> so that the
> dynamic linker will pick it up depending on the subarchitecture you're
> running on. This will not make the optimization problem go away, but
> will at least mitigate it.
I don't think you need TLS for this; you should be able to do this for
whatever hardware capabilities the kernel communicates to userspace and
libc lists in HWCAP_IMPORTANT, "tls" just being something extra that's
also treated much like such a capability.
Joseph S. Myers