On Wed, Sep 17, 2008 at 12:54 PM, Nikodemus Siivola
> On Fri, Sep 12, 2008 at 1:41 PM, Elliott Slaughter
> <elliottslaughter@...> wrote:
> >> Is sbcl moving to ebx-threads for linux and windows?
> > Has anyone thought any more about this?
> > [...]
> > Are we waiting for something, or all the committers just
> > busy at the moment?
> I looked at merging it a month ago, or so, but didn't manage to review
> it in the time I had available at that point. Hopefully I can get back
> to it sooner than later.
That's fine, I just wanted some assurance that someone will look into it.
> At any rate, there is little point to use EBX for thread-local storage
> on Linux, except as a build-option for debugging the patch.
I was under the impression that we wanted to merge the EBX patch to
keep it from diverging too far from the main branch.
On Fri, Aug 15, 2008 at 2:55 AM, Nikodemus Siivola
> In any case, iff the EBX patch is working I think merging it to the
> mainline would be good sooner than later. It seems something that is
> especially prone to needing constant updating, but (assuming this
> simplification) probably not too hard to maintain in CVS.
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