[Gc] Scanning __thread variables

Andrew Haley aph at redhat.com
Tue Aug 22 02:42:28 PDT 2006


Hans Boehm writes:

 > I believe that for gc7.0 CVS __thread variables that are part of
 > the initial executable (not dlopened) should be scanned if you're
 > running on Linux.  Otherwise, the answer is generally no.  In the
 > other cases, you need to keep duplicate pointers someplace that is
 > globally visible.

OK.  I can work around that fairly easily, but it would certainly be
nice to have this one fixed sooner or later.  I'm willing to do some
work to make that happen.

Thanks,
Andrew.



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