Status of uClibc NPTL and C++ on ARM

Bernhard Fischer at
Wed Feb 6 14:34:01 UTC 2008

On Wed, Feb 06, 2008 at 09:24:52AM +0100, Carmelo AMOROSO wrote:
>Ryan Ordway wrote:
>> On Feb 5, 2008, at 11:40 AM, Steven J. Hill wrote:
>>>> As I understand it, NPTL has been ported to uClibc and there is  
>>>> support
>>>> for ARM, but it's currently living on a branch at
>>>>  Right?
>>> No, the ARM NPTL support is in patch form and has been posted to the
>>> list. MIPS and SuperH NPTL support are in the branch. I am finishing  
>>> the
>>> merge and testing to then move both of those architectures to the  
>>> trunk.
>>> After that, then the ARM support will be brought in. For now, if you
>>> want ARM NPTL support, go grab the patches.
>> Steven,
>> I've had some difficulties locating the latest patch(es). I've found  
>> some older versions of them, but have found references to newer  
>> versions that I cannot seem to locate. Would you, or someone else who  
>> has them, be able to either re-post them or post a URL where they can  
>> be found?
>> Thanks,
>> Ryan
>IIRC this is the last one

Yesterday evening i started to update this for current trunk (needs
smallish adjustments in several places).
We have to (resp i already did, locally) extend our mutex locking macros
to deal nicely and transparently with futexes for stdio. The libgcc_s
configury can be applied independently (i'll do this but don't have time
to test it).

kraj duplicated the INTERNAL_SYSCALL for arm (thumb vs. non-thumb?) for
reasons that i do not really understand (r16334), so we have to fix this
up twice now, but it sounds like it would be better to just ditch the

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