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Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2012 20:42:53 -0400
From: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: TLS (thread-local storage) support

On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 02:08:11AM +0200, boris brezillon wrote:
> >> I agree. This should be made optional. But if we don't compile libc
> >> with fsplit-stack (-fnosplit-stack).
> >> Each call to a libc func from an external func compiled with split
> >> stack may lead to a 64K stack chunk alloc.
> >
> > Where does this allocation take place from? There should simply be a
> > way to inhibit it.
> In the linker (gold linker).

Well gold isn't running at runtime. I assume you mean it _arranges_
for this allocation to take place somehow, and that's what I'm
wondering about whether there's a way to avoid.


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