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Re: a question about Linux target dependence on GNU compiler.
On 2005-01-21, at 07:39, Zack Weinberg wrote:
This is an oversimplification. GCC does have to do a small handful of
things relating to shared libraries, and a smaller handful of things
relating to multithreading.
If you consider providing a special addressing mode for the sake of
thread local storage a
small thing. The another thing, which will bite you when bootstrapping,
is the usage
of signals for exception handling. The dependencies are there and they
are quite significant and very subtile.