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    SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE] Native POSIX Thread Library 0.1

    On 20 Sep 2002, Luca Barbieri wrote:

    > Great, but how about using code similar to the following rather than
    > hand-coded asm operations?
    > extern struct pthread __pt_current_struct asm("%gs:0");
    > #define __pt_current (&__pt_current_struct)
    > #define THREAD_GETMEM(descr, member) (__pt_current->member)
    > #define THREAD_SETMEM(descr, member, value) ((__pt_current->member) =
    > value)
    > #define THREAD_MASKMEM(descr, member, mask) ((__pt_current->member) &=
    > mask)
    > ...

    it's a good idea i think. Ulrich has an obsession with writing code in
    assembly though :-)


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