supplying _foo_r functions when -DREENTRANT_SYSCALLS_PROVIDED

Patrick Mansfield
Thu Mar 27 23:35:00 GMT 2008

On Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 02:43:47PM -0700, Rick Mann wrote:
> On Mar 26, 2008, at 1:47 PM, Jeff Johnston wrote:
>> This is too SPU-specific.  It just so happens that spu replaces a number 
>> of newlib functions (e.g. I/O functions) that would use other syscalls you 
>> haven't included.
> Sorry for the dumb question...what's "SPU"?

The Synergistic Processing Unit in the CELL processor.

Some diagrams and overview of CELL and SPU:

SPU uses newlib for its C library, as glibc needs to much memory.

-- Patrick Mansfield

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