Subject: Re: The ELF ABI issue
To: None <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: port-arm
Date: 03/25/2002 15:46:07
On Mon, Mar 25, 2002 at 03:41:12PM -0800, Jason R Thorpe wrote:

 > ...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...)

To follow-up, looks like no asm code currently touches r8, so this would
be a safe choice.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>