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RE: emulating tls for systems without
- From: Danny Smith <dannysmith at clear dot net dot nz>
- To: 'Richard Henderson' <rth at redhat dot com>, 'Jakub Jelinek' <jakub at redhat dot com>, 'Diego Novillo' <dnovillo at redhat dot com>, gcc-patches at gcc dot gnu dot org
- Date: Thu, 05 Oct 2006 14:12:39 +1300
- Subject: RE: emulating tls for systems without
Eric Christopher wrote
> Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> > On Wed, Oct 04, 2006 at 02:12:12PM -0700, Richard Henderson wrote:
> >> Having finally worked out the tcl bits, and a couple of
> >> non-regressions that showed up during a merge, I've committed the
> >> following.
> > This is great stuff and I may have a use for it... but was
> it really
> > necessary to commit during Stage 3, when we seem to be having a
> > remarkable amount of trouble getting the next release together? I
> > can't see any conceivable interpretation of this as a regression.
> Maybe not, but it does have a huge use. It means that all
> platforms can
> use the thread keyword without needing to have tls on the platform.
Yes, mingw32 is one of those. There are a few small patches to get
to now work for mingw32 as well, but I was holding off on the small
stage 1, assuming that the "great stuff" would wait till then.
Should I still wait?