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Re: NPTL and architectures without thread registers



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Mark Brown wrote:

>>It already works.  No platform without some form of "thread register"
>>will be supported and the thread register allows access to the thread
>>handle and TSD regardless of the state of stack or interrupt handling.
> 
> 
> Should this be read to mean that NPTL will not be supported (won't work)
> on architectures whose ABIs do not have a thread register? This includes
> IA-32, Alpha, ppc32, x86-64 among others...

Read again.  I wrote "some form of thread register".  x86, x86-64, Alpha
have some form of thread register.  ppc32 not, that their problem.

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