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Date: Fri, 04 Mar 2016 23:21:49 +0100
From: Tomasz Sterna <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] add sched_getcpu

W dniu 02.03.2016, śro o godzinie 18∶26 -0500, użytkownik Rich Felker
> The only safe way to make your own threads is to refrain from using
> libc at all and do your own syscalls. Even calling syscall() may not
> be safe (on i386/glibc it probably uses the vdso syscall pointer from
> TLS); you really need to use asm to make the syscall.

I understand.
Thank you for explaining.

> Is there a reason "pthreads is not a good way to do it"?

The thread API I am implementing differs much to pthreads, which
required a lot of glue code translating one API to another and felt
hand wrenching.
On the other hand implementing it on bare syscalls was refreshingly

But if I do not want to implement the whole libc with it, I will need
to revisit this idea.
C'est la vie...

(_<^' The man on tops walks a lonely street; the "chain" of command is often a noose.

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