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Re: pthread support in mipsel-linux

To: macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl
Subject: Re: pthread support in mipsel-linux
From: Hiroyuki Machida <machida@sm.sony.co.jp>
Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2002 22:45:22 +0900 (JST)
Cc: hjl@lucon.org, wgowcher@yahoo.com, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
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From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Subject: Re: pthread support in mipsel-linux
Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2002 14:38:53 +0100 (MET)

> On Thu, 21 Feb 2002, H . J . Lu wrote:
> 
> > > Just to clarify, the glibc rpm in your Redhat 7.1 is
> > > compiled with -mips1 right ? So as it is broken yes ?
> > 
> > Yes. -mips1 doesn't work well with thread.
> 
>  What's wrong with -mips1 currently?  It used to be OK around glibc 2.2 --
> has anything changed since then that needs -mips1 to be fixed?
> 

Functions such as compre_and_swap() in sysdeps/mips/atomicity.h are
not atmoic with -mips1 option.

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Hiroyuki Machida
Sony Corp.

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