[Buildroot] [git commit] erlang: use libatomic_ops if available

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Tue Dec 16 12:26:18 UTC 2014


On Mon, 15 Dec 2014 22:36:24 +0100, Peter Korsgaard wrote:

> Erlang can either provide its own atomic_ops implementation or use the
> one in libatomic_ops. This patch ensures that it only uses the one from
> libatomic_ops if it is available.

Is this really what we want to do? In such cases, we normally always
force to use the "system" version of the library rather than the
built-in one. Why should Erlang be treated differently, especially if
using the "system" version of the library works fine?

Best regards,

Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux, Kernel and Android engineering

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