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+# IRC, freenode, #hurd, 2010-07-31
<tschwinge> Other question: how difficult is a NPTL port? Futexes and some kernel interfaces for scheduling stuff etc. -- what else?
<youpi> actually NPTL doesn't _require_ futexes
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<tschwinge> ... and even less so the interfavce that actual applications are using.
<tschwinge> We'd need to evaluate which benefits NPTL would bring.
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+# IRC, freenode, #hurd, 2013-08-05
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+ <gnu_srs> Hi, looks like kfreebsd are now using an NPTL-based pthread
+ library: FBTL, http://lists.debian.org/debian-bsd/2013/07/msg00060.html
+ <gnu_srs> Anything of interest for porting to Hurd? See also
+ http://lists.debian.org/debian-hurd/2013/08/msg00000.html
+ <azeem> Petr could've been more verbose in his announcements
+ <pinotree> and there's
+ http://www.gnu.org/software/hurd/open_issues/nptl.html in our wiki
+ <azeem> well, it seems to work fine for kFreeBSD:
+ http://lists.debian.org/debian-bsd/2013/07/msg00134.html
+ <azeem> and http://lists.debian.org/debian-bsd/2013/07/msg00138.html
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