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From Geir Magnusson Jr <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [drlvm] DRLVM segfaults in hythread_tls_get()
Date Thu, 06 Jul 2006 17:52:46 GMT


Tim Ellison wrote:
> Geir Magnusson Jr wrote:
>> Tim Ellison wrote:
>>> Andrey Chernyshev wrote:
>>>> I'm not sure it is just a name clash problem - drlvm won't give the
>>>> hythread library if the class lib hadn't requested it.
>>> The classlib builds it's own copy of the hythread library, so there is
>>> no need for a compatible VM to rebuild it or provide it.
>>>
>>> VMs are free to use the thread library for their own implementation, or
>>> use another thread library (but they shouldn't replace classlib's).
>> Why not?  Just curious what the downside is.
> 
> Maybe I'm missing the point here...
> 
> ...either you are building the same thread library and replacing it,
> which is only a waste of time; or you are building a different thread
> library and replacing it, which is likely to upset the classlib code.

What if you support the same contracts?

I'm trying to figure out where the solution is...

geir


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