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Re: static TLS exhausted on ppc64le
* Rich Felker:
> I see. That's a shame, because if you have excess static TLS reserved,
> using it for tlsdesc is actually really nice -- it makes the accesses
> just as fast as initial-exec, but opportunistically, and falls back
> gracefully if you run out.
How so (the “just as fast” part)?
I'm not sure if that's a good idea—performance will mysteriously differ
based on linking and loading order. Whether that's bad than an outright
loading failure is of course a never-ending debate.