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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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