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Re: mips atomicity.h selection


On Tue, May 06, 2003 at 05:11:32PM -0400, Phil Edwards wrote:
> 
> I will add a note to the libstdc++ FAQ in the platform-specific section,
> about configuring for mipsel-elf in the meantime, etc.  (The FAQ shipped with
> 3.3 will not have it, but 3.3.1 and the onlinedocs will.)

Thusly.


2003-05-06  Phil Edwards  <pme@gcc.gnu.org>

	* docs/html/faq/index.html (3.10):  Add note about mips atomicity.h.
	* docs/html/faq/index.txt:  Regenerated.


Index: docs/html/faq/index.html
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RCS file: /cvs/gcc/gcc/libstdc++-v3/docs/html/faq/index.html,v
retrieving revision 1.56
diff -u -3 -p -r1.56 index.html
--- docs/html/faq/index.html	24 Apr 2003 20:39:50 -0000	1.56
+++ docs/html/faq/index.html	6 May 2003 22:22:11 -0000
@@ -76,6 +76,7 @@
          <li><a href="#3_7">Threading is broken on i386</a></li>
          <li><a href="#3_8">Recent GNU/Linux glibc required?</a></li>
          <li><a href="#3_9">Can't use wchar_t/wstring on FreeBSD</a></li>
+         <li><a href="#3_10">MIPS atomic operations</a></li>
       </ol>
    </li>
 
@@ -541,6 +542,17 @@ which is no longer available, thanks dej
          <a href="http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/libstdc++/2003-02/subjects.html#00286";>
          this short thread</a> (&quot;_GLIBCPP_USE_WCHAR_T undefined in
          FreeBSD's c++config.h?&quot;).
+      </p>
+
+<hr />
+   <h2><a name="3_10">3.10 MIPS atomic operations</a></h2>
+      <p>The atomic locking routines for MIPS targets requires MIPS II
+         and later.  A patch went in just after the 3.3.0 release to
+         make mips* use the generic implementation instead.  You can also
+         configure for mipsel-elf as a workaround.
+      </p>
+      <p>mips*-*-linux* continues to use the MIPS II routines, and more
+         work in this area is expected.
       </p>
 
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