[uClinux-dev] Threading and synchronization questions

Mike Frysinger vapier at gentoo.org
Sat Feb 28 17:19:07 EST 2009


On Saturday 28 February 2009 17:00:10 Jamie Lokier wrote:
> Mike Frysinger wrote:
> > i believe David Howells has down a lot of work to get futex's
> > working on no-mmu.  but that doesnt mean the syscall has been added
> > and people have actually tested it yet ...
>
> futex mutexes should be easy.  The harder bit is TLS.  Switching to
> NPTL implies both, as far as I know.

only harder in that the whole toolchain stack needs updating

NPTL doesnt so much imply as require ;)
-mike
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