Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2012 18:52:58 -0600 From: Rob Landley <rob@...dley.net> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Cc: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: musl 0.9.8 released On 11/28/2012 05:53:04 PM, Rich Felker wrote: > On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 03:35:56PM -0600, Rob Landley wrote: > > On 11/28/2012 07:05:07 AM, Rich Felker wrote: > > >This is fairly comparable to the mips1 issue and the need for ll/sc > > >emulation by the kernel. i386 is just fundamentally lacking in a > way > > >that makes multi-tasking/multi-threading not workable with the > POSIX > > >apis for it. The kernel should be emulating 'lock cmpxchg', like it > > >does ll/sc for mips1, and if it did, 386 would work fine. But > > >apparently nobody cares anyway.. > > > > Actually this just got removed literally today: > > > > https://lkml.org/lkml/2012/11/28/445 > > *sigh* that's frustrating. Turns out I was wrong, the patch series hasn't been merged yet, it's just an RFC. (I only skim linux-kernel these days, too much traffic.) If you wanted to speak against it, the thread starts here: http://lkml.indiana.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/1211.3/02304.html Rob
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