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From "Mikhail Fursov" <mike.fur...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [drlvm][gc] TLS access from GC: a proposal to refactor the code
Date Wed, 25 Oct 2006 08:13:44 GMT
On 10/25/06, Xiao-Feng Li <xiaofeng.li@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Why do we need multiple slots? Can't we use just one slot, which
> stores a pointer to a user data structure (the GC_Thread_Info in this
> case)?
>

Yes you can store a pointer. But in this case you can't tell that you have
constant offset from fs[14] to your data for all threads. So you can't
inline your helper in JIT.

-- 
Mikhail Fursov

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