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Re: [RFC][PATCH] _UC_TLSBASE for all ports

On Aug 11, 11:16am, (Emmanuel Dreyfus) wrote:
-- Subject: Re: [RFC][PATCH] _UC_TLSBASE for all ports

| Christos Zoulas <> wrote:
| > Like it or not most of the world has turned into linux. We can either
| > provide compatibility where possible (and not overly disgusting) to
| > gain compatibility with 3rd party code developed for linux, or simply
| > say "tough, it will not work on NetBSD because we refuse to compromise".
| IMO here it is even a worse stance, since we already have the desired
| fix for amd64, i386, m68k, mips, vax, and hppa. It would be more like:
| "it will work on NetBSD, except for sh3, sparc, and sparc64 ports
| because we refuse to compromise. And on powerpc and alpha it will work
| but with different interfaces". 
| We are supposed to focus on portability, it is really weird to argue
| that a feature should have a MI interface.

I don't see why this change is met with so much resistance...
I could believe that, if the change suggested to make this the default
behavior (which some would argue it should be...)


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