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From: skaller <skaller@u...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Re: Thread Local Storage
On Tue, 2006-02-14 at 15:40 +1300, Jonathan Roewen wrote:
[on TLS]

I wonder why you need this? You're providing a new OS with new
build system, tools, etc.

TLS is entirely a legacy application backwards compatibility hack
designed to support badly designed C applications. It has no
function in new code and should NOT be supported in an OS layer
that doesn't need to support broken legacy apps.

Threads already have local storage -- their stacks. That's
all you need.

-- 
John Skaller <skaller at users dot sf dot net>
Felix, successor to C++: http://felix.sf.net