powerpc-rtems testers was Re: powerpc-vxworks testers needed

Alan Modra amodra@gmail.com
Tue Mar 4 23:45:00 GMT 2014

On Mon, Mar 03, 2014 at 02:37:25PM -0600, Joel Sherrill wrote:
> On 3/3/2014 1:07 PM, Jerome Guitton wrote:
> > Alan Modra (amodra@gmail.com):
> >
> >> Now, I don't have access to a powerpc-vxworks system, so this patch
> >> might leave vxworks broken due to additional features being enabled.
> >> For example, TLS optimisation will now occur on powerpc-vxworks, and
> >> I don't have any information on how TLS is implemented on vxworks.
> >> Hopefully, it follows my original ppc tls implementation in terms of
> >> code and reloc sequences..  If not, I'd like to hear about problems
> >> now rather than a week or so after the next binutils release.  ;)
> > FWIW, I've tested this patch against our internal Ada testsuites in
> > rtp/smp (the only configuration where we know that TLS would have an
> > impact). No regression.
> >
> RTEMS has SMP support. What do we need to be on the lookout for?

You probably don't need to worry any more than you normally do when I
start hacking.  :)  powerpc-rtems ought to be unaffected since that
target has been using ppc32elf.em forever.

Alan Modra
Australia Development Lab, IBM

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