[Mesa-dev] Lets talk about autotools

Emil Velikov emil.l.velikov at gmail.com
Thu Sep 20 14:11:34 UTC 2018

On 17 September 2018 at 22:23, Marek Olšák <maraeo at gmail.com> wrote:
> What's the rationale for enabling glx-tls by default without the
> option to change it?
Toggling the option changes the ABI produced. Esp. when you consider
earlier Xservers where libglx.so was a major user.
The early Intel QA team had _ton_ of issues with that.

>From a perf. POV it does help, plus the Nvidia blob has used the
same(?) TLS magic as well.
Some platforms (some BSDs, Haiku, Solaris + deriv.) do not quite
support it yet, and I've poking those people to fixup their C runtime

Feel free to lend a hand and poke some more ;-)


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