Subject: Re: The ELF ABI issue
To: None <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: port-arm
Date: 03/25/2002 15:41:12
On Mon, Mar 25, 2002 at 03:36:04PM -0800, Jason R Thorpe wrote:

 > If we do decide to go this way, the only thing to do is pick the thread
 > local storage register... sounded like ARM was thinking of r9 or r10.
 > I say we just pick r10.

...and re-reading the thread, since r10 is the PIC register (and r9 is
a fallback), then how about r8 as the thread-local register?  (We can
sweep the libraries later, since a libc update is going to be required
for the forthcoming pthread library anyhow...)

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>