Re: Glibc-based Debian GNU/KNetBSD
On Mon, Dec 01, 2003 at 02:48:23PM -0500, Nathan Hawkins wrote:
> That last sentence doesn't make sense, Robert. If you do get NPTL
> running on NetBSD, you'll have to use the same NetBSD kernel interfaces
> as the native libc does.
I know, but we do the same for the rest of kernel interfaces already.
> In any case, it's obviously far saner to try to port libpthreads from
> the NetBSD libc to glibc than to port NPTL from Linux.
That makes sense. We already borrow code from NetBSD libc for the Glibc port.
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