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Subject: Re: [gentoo-embedded] gcc-4.6 / bionic
Date: Wed, 06 Apr 2011 16:05:15
Message-Id: 4D9C896D.3040204@tampabay.rr.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-embedded] gcc-4.6 / bionic by Christopher Friedt
On 04/06/11 10:52, Christopher Friedt wrote:
> Also... an important couple of features: > > TLS works on certain hardware (e.g. with hardware supported tls, like > armv7a), but not on all architectures, like in GNU [1], [2]. It's > probably better to blanket-disable this for now via a portage profile > variable.
TLS is very cool.... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wake-on-LAN ;-)
> SMP does not currently work OOTB. There are some patches floating > around[3], with issues that mainly lie outside of bionic, but I the > 'official' SMP code will be available whenever Honeycomb is > released[4] ... which is of course whenever Google decides to do > release Honeycomb. > > C > > [1] http://gcc.gnu.org/onlinedocs/gcc-3.3.1/gcc/Thread-Local.html#Thread-Local > [2] http://www.akkadia.org/drepper/tls.pdf > [3] http://groups.google.com/group/android-platform/browse_thread/thread/de20f1b10703acc2 > [4] http://developer.android.com/sdk/android-3.0-highlights.html#multicore
Thanks for all the wonderful links and information. I'm too busy. You build some of this on a PANDA board, drop me a line and I'll burn images and test for you. ebtables and iptables in the image, would be keen! My Panda is loanly just sitting in a box.... :-( James