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Re: NPTL and the LDT



On Thu, Sep 26, 2002 at 01:16:44PM -0400, Ed Connell wrote:
> In old style linuxthreads, if you compiled for i686
> you would use the LDT to access thread data and use
> the stack pointer otherwise.  Is this still the case?
> Looking at the new source seems to confirm that it is.
> Is this fixable with the recently added kernel
> support?  

NPTL always uses GDT access for thread data (see set_thread_area(2)).

	Jakub





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