(L) Prelim RFR: 8132510: Replace ThreadLocalStorage with compiler/language-based thread-local variables

David Holmes david.holmes at oracle.com
Fri Nov 6 10:09:25 UTC 2015

On 6/11/2015 7:53 PM, Andrew Haley wrote:
> On 05/11/15 22:54, David Holmes wrote:
>> Not sure why you had to inject the helper rather than just "call"
>> Thread::current()
> Because Thread::current() might clobber vector state.  It's perfectly
> well allowed to.

Sorry I really don't understand. If Thread::current can clobber state 
then your helper will have to preserve it. So why can't the caller of 
the helper do the same preservation and skip the need for a helper??


> Andrew.

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