[Pixman] static TLS is a scarce resource
Simon.Richter at hogyros.de
Fri Jun 21 15:07:41 UTC 2019
On Fri, Jun 21, 2019 at 04:44:08PM +0200, Dan Horák wrote:
> Is there anything pixman could do to lower its
> consumption of TLS? Because it's only a matter of time when the "static
> TLS allocation" error will appear again in another complex application.
TLS accesses are also very slow on some platforms. It is meant to store a
pointer to a per-thread singleton containing the actual data, so that would
use 4 or 8 bytes per module that uses TLS.
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