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Re: [PATCH pthread-stubs 0/4] Rework pthread-stubs design/implementation



Samuel Thibault, on Thu 03 Nov 2016 23:35:53 +0100, wrote:
> Josh Triplett, on Thu 03 Nov 2016 15:13:49 -0600, wrote:
> > On Thu, Nov 03, 2016 at 08:24:55PM +0000, Emil Velikov wrote:
> > >  1) make pthread-stubs "meta package" who's Cflags/Libs expand to the platform
> > > specific PTHREAD_{CFLAGS,LIBS} if the runtime does not provide lightweight
> > > pthread symbols, or
> > I don't have any fundamental objections here, but Linux isn't the
> > platform that really needs pthread-stubs in the first place.  Could you
> > please seek out some feedback from people working on platforms that need
> > pthread-stubs for the core stubs, to find out how this might impact
> > them?  I've CCed a couple of lists of potentially interested folks.
> 
> Concerning GNU/Hurd and GNU/kFreeBSD, we simply use glibc's forwarding
> mechanism, so pthread-stubs is empty there, and thus 1) is fine there.

Note: I'm only talking about GNU/kFreeBSD here, not FreeBSD which has
its own libc which I don't know the status of concerning pthread stubs.

Samuel


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