Help for graduate research - how are NLTP routines implemented at the OS level

Edmon Begoli
Thu Mar 24 16:18:00 GMT 2011

Thanks. I agree on the lack of novelty. I may put together a white
paper or something
that can be used to supplement the documentation for gcc on this topic.


On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 11:58 AM, Florian Weimer <> wrote:
> * Edmon Begoli:
>> Would you please instruct me on two things:
>> - what exact command should I run to get as succinct version of the
>> assembler generated
>> for the small snippet of pthreads code (similar to the one below).
>> I was using gcc -phtread -S -O2 -fdump-tree-all -fverbose-asm <filename>.c
> This is the way.  But you won't see much because from the point of
> view of the compiler (and the assembly listing generated), this is
> just an ordinary function call.
>> Furthermore - it seems that it would be worthwhile to write a paper
>> on this topic given the absence of formal documentation, so if
>> anyone is interested in collaborating on the paper that we would
>> submit to some compilers journal please let me know.
> I very much doubt you can get this published because it lacks novelty.
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