In article <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>,
Daniel Eischen  <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> I was looking at our linuxthreads port and noticed some %gs
> fiddling.  If linuxthreads wants to allow POSIX semantics for
> specifying thread stack allocation, they'll have to stop relying
> on stack alignments for TSD.

Agreed.  It appears that they use %gs if it is determined (at glibc
build time) that the target Linux kernel is new enough (2.3.99) to
support it.  The Red Hat 7.0 kernel is 2.2.16.

  John Polstra                                               [EMAIL PROTECTED]
  John D. Polstra & Co., Inc.                        Seattle, Washington USA
  "Disappointment is a good sign of basic intelligence."  -- Chögyam Trungpa

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