[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.


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