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Re: geting linux TLS working

On Sun, Oct 26, 2008 at 02:43:50PM +0700, Robert Elz wrote:
>     Date:        Sun, 26 Oct 2008 00:15:40 -0400
>     From:        christos%zoulas.com@localhost (Christos Zoulas)
>     Message-ID:  <20081026041540.DC6705654E%rebar.astron.com@localhost>
>   | Let's pull up the change now and put
>   | a note in the release notes that you need the new libpthread for 5.0
>   | to work.
> No, you can't do that, if that was satisfactory, then (I think) the
> revivesa stuff would never have been needed.   The new kernel MUST
> run an old userland 100% unchanged (assuming only the new kernel is
> compiled with the correct COMPAT_XXX type options).
> Anything else and backward compatibility is completely gone.

Unfortunately, in this situation there is little anybody can do.  This
is userland making assumptions on something only the kernel is in
control of, and only the kernel is concerned by.

Quentin Garnier - cube%cubidou.net@localhost - cube%NetBSD.org@localhost
"See the look on my face from staying too long in one place
[...] every time the morning breaks I know I'm closer to falling"
KT Tunstall, Saving My Face, Drastic Fantastic, 2007.

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