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Re: pthread support in mipsel-linux

To: Wayne Gowcher <wgowcher@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: pthread support in mipsel-linux
From: Florian Lohoff <flo@rfc822.org>
Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2002 09:52:12 +0100
Cc: Linux-MIPS <linux-mips@oss.sgi.com>
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On Thu, Feb 21, 2002 at 10:45:58AM -0800, Wayne Gowcher wrote:
> It seems like getting pthread support for mips1 could
> be a lengthy and involved process.
> 
> So I was wondering has anyone out there used pthreads
> for with mips1 with any of the redhat distributions on
> sgi ?

Its just the matter of ll/sc support - There are also some 
"mips2" which lack ll/sc. There is some kernel emulation for ll/sc and
also SYSMIPS(MIPS_ATOMIC_SET) which should be enough to get pthreads
working on mips1.

Flo
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