Subject: Re: WooHoo: README: Merge plan for nathanw_sa branch
To: John Franklin <email@example.com>
From: Bill Studenmund <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/15/2003 16:45:17
On Wed, 15 Jan 2003, John Franklin wrote:
> On Wednesday, Jan 15, 2003, at 19:32 US/Eastern, Bill Studenmund wrote:
> > On Wed, 15 Jan 2003, Chuck Yerkes wrote:
> > What this gives us is a native threading library, and (IMNHO) a very
> > good
> > one at that.
> > The libpthread we will be getting will do M:N threading, and if someone
> > wanted to, s/he could write a 1:1 library too.
> Am I correct in saying that MP systems will be able to put different
> threads of threaded applications (such as mozilla) on different
> processors once the merge is complete?
Immediately after the merge, I am not sure. Eventually, YES!
I know Nathan and Jason have done some work on supporting this, but I
think to really support it, the scheduler needs work. It's been started,
but I'm not sure how finished it is.