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SubjectRe: [PATCH] arm: Preserve TPIDRURW on context switch
On Wed, Feb 06, 2013 at 11:43:10PM +0100, André Hentschel wrote:
> There are more and more applications coming to WinRT, Wine could support them,
> but mostly they expect to have the thread environment block (TEB) in TPIDRURW.
> This register must be preserved per thread instead of being cleared.

I'd prefer this was done a little more sensitively to those CPUs where
loads/stores are expensive, namely:

> +
> + @ preserve TPIDRURW register state
> + get_tls2 r3, r4, r5
> + str r3, [r1, #TI_TP2_VALUE]
> + ldr r3, [r2, #TI_TP2_VALUE]
> + set_tls2 r3, r4, r5

those two loads/stores get omitted from the thread switching if the CPU
doesn't support it. Do you think that's something you could do?
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