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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

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