Re: libc6_2.0.106-0.1_i386.deb is released
Mark Kettenis <email@example.com> writes:
> I'd like to give it a shot (implementing pthreads support for the Hurd
> I mean). It seems that on the i386, it is possible to use the LDT to
> store some thread-specific data. Mach supports a per-thread LDT and
> even has an RPC interface to manipulate it. I have to admit that I
> stole this idea from Ulrich (there is a file in the linuxthreads
> add-on that contains some code, but it isn't actually used).
> Nevertheless, I'll try to make things as machine/OS independent as
I'm a little agin using the LDT for this. I'd rather stick to generic
Mach functionality. I think the thread-specific data should be done
off the SP the way it is now. The user-specified pthread_data stuff
should probably be a data structure hanging off a single slot in the
Hurd thread data block.