On Wed, Mar 16, 2005 at 09:11:52AM -0500, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> Here's a kernel patch to enable NPTL support. This doesn't include Maciej's
> uber-fast rdhwr emulation; I believe we ought to include both the fast and
> slow paths, since the slow path will handle use of other destination
> registers. Changes:
> - Clone takes five arguments, not four. Um, this bit is gross.
> - New syscall sys_set_thread_area. Only glibc uses this.
> - Emulation of the rdhwr instruction. This version is only loosely
> based on the emulation on the malta branch; the major difference
> is that I fixed ll/sc/rdhwr emulation in branch delay slots.
> GCC 4.1 will generate rdhwr in branch delay slots in some
> - PTRACE_GET_THREAD_AREA support for GDB.