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SubjectRe: PTRACE_GET_THREAD_AREA
On Fri, Dec 20, 2002 at 10:48:29AM -0500, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> Eventually most or all targets will have thread-specific data
> implemented; I don't want to have to redo this for each one.

Well, but on most arches you don't need any kernel support for TLS.
On sparc32/sparc64/IA-64/s390/s390x and others you simply have one
general register reserved for it by the ABI, on Alpha you use a PAL
call.
set_thread_area/get_thread_area is IA-32/x86-64 specific.

Jakub
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