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Re: cvs commit: src/lib/libc/gen Makefile.inc

From: Matthew Dillon <dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2005 08:09:23 -0800 (PST)

:Matthew Dillon wrote:
:>:I have not touched crt1 code to call tls initialization code yet,
:>:since these tls code can not run on old kernel, it will result a
:>:core file, I will delay touching crt1 code for three days, this
:>:gives people some time to update kernel.
:>:David Xu
:>    We have to make sure that any new libc works with older kernels, at 
:>    least for programs which do not use the TLS support (i.e. non threaded
:>    programs and old libc_r threaded programs).
:I was wrong,  it is the program has __thread in code will crash
:on old kernel. :)

    Well, if we are going to bump the major for most of our libraries I
    guess we can also depend on __thread working for those libraries.

    I am still trying to figure out the best way to allow work to proceed
    on libc v5 and other required bumps without impacting current users.

					Matthew Dillon 

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