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Re: thread-ready ABIs

To: Ralf Baechle <>
Subject: Re: thread-ready ABIs
From: Ulrich Drepper <>
Date: 21 Jan 2002 15:22:29 -0800
Cc: "Kevin D. Kissell" <>, "H . J . Lu" <>, GNU libc hacker <>,
In-reply-to: <>
References: <m3elkoa5dw.fsf@myware.mynet> <> <01b801c1a081$3f6518e0$0deca8c0@Ulysses> <>
Reply-to: (Ulrich Drepper)
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Ralf Baechle <> writes:

> Changing the kernel for the small number of threaded applications that
> exists and taking a performance impact for the kernel itself and anything
> that's using threads is an exquisite example for a bad tradeoff.

Well, it seems you haven't read what I wrote.  It's not about a small
number of threaded applications anymore.  The thread register will be
part of the ABI and all applications, threaded or not, will use it.

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