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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH]ish NPTL support.

From: Paul Brook
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH]ish NPTL support.
Date: Wed, 13 Dec 2006 17:22:16 +0000
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On Wednesday 13 December 2006 17:01, David Woodhouse wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-12-13 at 23:02 +0700, Mulyadi Santosa wrote:
> > A small request, if you are willing to do it though.... I think this
> > patch is really useful (IIRC NPTL is a long time trouble with qemu-i386),
> > so instead of leaving this patch just archieved inside qemu-devel, could
> > you please post it to qemu user forum too? So, it will be easy for some
> > one else to get this patch until your patch gets merged by Fabrice..
> Feel free to do so.
> Better still, feel free to break it down into simple fixes and feed it
> to Fabrice. The only thing that definitely isn't ready is the futex
> stuff -- we could merge set_tid_address, set_thread_area and the clone
> bits. And especially the QEMU_ASSUME_KERNEL thing.
> Could do with testing the CLONE_SETTLS bits too, and making sure

I've a nasty feeling you're going to break the host libc if you do threading 
this way. One possibly solution is to use the pthreads API instead, and map 
everything onto that.


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