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Re: [RFC PATCH] getcpu_cache system call: caching current CPU number (x86)

----- On Jul 17, 2015, at 6:43 PM, OndÅej BÃlka wrote:

> On Fri, Jul 17, 2015 at 04:03:30PM +0000, Mathieu Desnoyers wrote:
>> ----- On Jul 17, 2015, at 6:58 AM, OndÅej BÃlka wrote:
>> [...]
>> >> If we invoke this per-thread registration directly in the glibc NPTL
>> >> implementation,
>> >> in start_thread, do you think it would fit your requirements ?
>> >>
>> > Second would be write patch to libc adding function
>> > pthread_create_add_hook_np to register function that would be ran after
>> > each thread creation.
>> Do you suggest that this callback should be registered once per thread,
>> or somehow attached to pthread_attr_t ? As maintainer of lttng-ust,
>> where we need some control over our own threads, but where we want minimal
>> impact on the overall application, I would really prefer if we can attach
>> the callback to pthread_attr_t.
> Could you elaborate. I was suggesting per-thread callback, what do you
> want to do with pthread_attr_t?

Hrm, nevermind, even in the context of lttng-ust, I'd want the callback to
be called for every thread in the application. Therefore, registering this
callback once per process seems to make sense.



Mathieu Desnoyers
EfficiOS Inc.

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