Re: [PATCH 7/7] clone3: ensure copy_thread_tls is implemented
From: Amanieu d'Antras
Date: Thu Jan 02 2020 - 13:19:27 EST
On Thu, Jan 2, 2020 at 7:09 PM Christian Brauner
> I'm in favor of this change. But we need to make sure that any arch
> which now has ARCH_WANTS_SYS_CLONE3 set but doesn't implement
> copy_thread_tls() is fixed.
> Once all architectures have clone3() support - and there are
> just a few by now (IA64 comes to mind) this means we should also be able
> to get rid of of copy_thread() completely. That seems desirable to me as
> it makes the codepaths easier to follow.
I've already implemented copy_thread_tls for all arches that currently
have ARCH_WANTS_SYS_CLONE3 in the previous 5 patches. The #error is
there so that any future arches that wire up clone3 don't forget to
implement copy_thread_tls as well.