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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 17:59:42 GMT
Actually, let me flip this the other way...

What are the differences between the impl of the threading lib in DRLVM
vs that in classlib?

Geir Magnusson Jr wrote:
> 
> 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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