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From "Ronald Servant" <ronald.serv...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [vmi] thread library
Date Wed, 31 Jan 2007 14:57:31 GMT
On 1/31/07, Tim Ellison <t.p.ellison@gmail.com> wrote:
> Angela Lin wrote:
> >> > >                    45 hythread_tls_alloc
> >> > >                    48 hythread_tls_get
> >> > >                    49 hythread_tls_set
> >> > >                    47 hythread_tls_free
> > As long as you don't share TLS data between the VM and the portlib, it
> > doesn't matter whether the portlib uses hythr's TLS API.
>
> Ron implies that there is data shared between the two.  Perhaps we
> provide for the opportunity to do so by providing these functions in the
> threadlib API, even if there is no such sharing taking place today.

As I pointed out in my other recent reply, the TLS I was referring to
was an internal one used by hythr itself and not the same as the TLS
provided by hythread_tls_**() functions.  So Angela's statement is
correct.

Ron.

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J9 VM Development
IBM Ottawa Software Lab

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