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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 :-)

Ingo


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