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Re: Pthreads.

To: "J. Scott Kasten" <jsk@tetracon-eng.net>
Subject: Re: Pthreads.
From: Jun Sun <jsun@mvista.com>
Date: Wed, 30 May 2001 11:58:29 -0700
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
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"J. Scott Kasten" wrote:
> 
> On Wed, 30 May 2001, Jun Sun wrote:
> 
> > "J. Scott Kasten" wrote:
> > >
> > > If I recall correctly, some time ago, Jun Sun was looking at pthreads.
> > > What is the status of threads in glibc-2.0.6/.7 and glibc-2.2.x for mips?
> > > I.E. works, broken, how bad, to do???
> > >
> >
> > I found a bug in the kernel that causes register corruption, which causes
> > pthread to fail.  The bug has been fixed for a while in the CVS tree.  I 
> > don't
> > recall any glibc specific patches.
> 
> If I recall correctly, that was S0 not being preserved under certain
> system calls.  Which I have taken care of.
> 
> >
> > Yes, it runs fine on my machines.
> >
> > Jun
> >
> 
> When you say runs fine, do you mean the 2.0.x, the 2.2.x or both?
> 
> Thanks for your response.

Both.  There are some bug fixes needed to the get the new glibc 2.2.x
working.  Once the fixes are settled, we will post them.

Jun

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