Subject: Re: WooHoo: README: Merge plan for nathanw_sa branch
To: John Franklin <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: current-users
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.

Take car,e