Re: Linux Jobs as of 2.3.99pre6-5

From: Linus Torvalds (
Date: Mon Apr 24 2000 - 20:24:40 EST

In article <m366t7f4bw.fsf@localhost.localnet>,
Ulrich Drepper <> wrote:
>Alan Cox <> writes:
>> To Do
>> -----
>Do you want to add:
>fix kernel handling of %fs and %gs registers on x86
>?? It's preventing major optimizations in the thread library.

I've never been able to verify this. As far as I know, the kernel
handles %fs and %gs just right. You should re-check, and maybe try to
make a test-case for what you think is incorrect behaviour..


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