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Re: [PATCH] MIPS16 TLS support for GCC
On 02/04/2012 02:06 AM, Richard Sandiford wrote:
>> > Actually I had that idea of a link-once function too, but it turned out
>> > quite complicated to do without rewriting some generic parts of GCC as it
>> > is currently not prepared to emit link-once functions outside C++
>> > compilations. It's been a while and I did lots of other stuff meanwhile,
>> > so please excuse me if I got anything wrong here.
> Hmm, OK, I wouldn't have expected that. But if you've tried making
> __mips16_rdhwr link-once and had a bad experience with it, then yeah,
> let's go with the hidden libgcc function. It's just a shame that we're
> having to force static linking of libgcc for this one case.
The i386 target does it all the time for its __x86.get_pc_thunk.?x thingys.
So I really don't believe the "not prepared" comment.