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Re: [Xen-devel] Brief TLS/PAE/xenbus/AGP/Debian/VCS questions

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Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Brief TLS/PAE/xenbus/AGP/Debian/VCS questions
From: Rik Van Riel <riel@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2005 11:29:14 -0400 (EDT)
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On Thu, 30 Jun 2005, Mark Williamson wrote:

> > What's happending with the TLS issue? Is /lib/tls still harmful? There
> > was talk of a glibc patch - did that ever progress anywhere? Did
> > making it work require changes to Xen as well as glibc?
> Not harmful but slower.  There is a glibc patch, which you can apply if 
> you want (the nicest would be for a distro to ship it).  The glibc 
> people weren't interested in merging it.

I think the glibc people just created a new glibc variant,
which is in Fedora Rawhide already.

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