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RE: [PATCH] Native POSIX Thread Library(NPTL) ARM Supporting Patc hes (1/3)
- From: "Perez-Gonzalez, Inaky" <inaky dot perez-gonzalez at intel dot com>
- To: "Hu, Boris" <boris dot hu at intel dot com>
- Cc: "'Jakub Jelinek'" <jakub at redhat dot com>, "'Philip Blundell'" <pb at nexus dot co dot uk>, "'Libc-Alpha (E-mail)'" <libc-alpha at sources dot redhat dot com>
- Date: Fri, 30 May 2003 11:15:16 -0700
- Subject: RE: [PATCH] Native POSIX Thread Library(NPTL) ARM Supporting Patc hes (1/3)
> From: Hu, Boris
> > From: Perez-Gonzalez, Inaky
> > This would solve the TLS issues for most (if not all)
> > platforms, and improve the "system call" performance of
> > many of them for certain calls. However, I don't know
> > how worth it is regarding that extra page and how much
> > useful information we can stuff in there so that the
> > wasted space is not that much.
> I also wonder if the linux kernel could be so
> generous to donate so much memory. :P
Well, the kernel does not really have to donate it; it can
be part of the memory allocated to the process. I don't
know - I need to ask some stuff at linux-mm.
Iñaky Pérez-González -- Not speaking for Intel -- all opinions are my own
(and my fault)