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Re: glibc port to kfreebsd/mips

On 2/25/2011 9:40 AM, Robert Millan wrote:
> This is work in progress: http://wiki.debian.org/Debian_GNU/kFreeBSD_MIPS


> The good:
> - Basic userland working. Tested: bash, coreutils, gdb, make, binutils, gcc
> The bad:
> - Static binaries only; Dynamic linker crashes (both ld.so and libdl,
> although libdl works for small objects).
> - NSS (hence getpwuid et al) crashes as it relies on libdl.
> - TLS not implemented as it requires some kernel fixes first.
> - Thread support not implemented either (but LinuxThreads is needed for build).

Please don't use LinuxThreads for a new port. It is unmaintained.

Is there any reason you aren't using NPTL? Lack of futex-compatible

> The ugly:
> - Doesn't work on QEMU yet (gxemul works though).

Carlos O'Donell
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