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Re: Does anyone know this?

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Subject: Re: Does anyone know this?
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2001 19:08:58 +0200 (MET DST)
Cc: "H . J . Lu" <hjl@lucon.org>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <20010609162404.A8916@bacchus.dhis.org>
Organization: Technical University of Gdansk
Reply-to: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
On Sat, 9 Jun 2001, Ralf Baechle wrote:

> > Does anyone know this?
> > 
> > http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-mips/2001/05/24/0002.html
> > 
> > Do we still have the pthread problems mentioned there?
> 
> The varargs bug afair was fixed in glibc by Chris Johnson and Andreas
> Jaeger and Maciej recently posted a patch for the kernel to linux-kernel.

 We have a _test_and_set() implementation in glibc for some time now,
actually -- what is problematic (buggy), is the underlying kernel
emulation for MIPS I systems.  There is no consensus if the patch is fine,
due to a bit non-standard calling convention, I'm afraid.

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