Subject: Re: Quick question about 1.6.2
To: Frederick Bruckman <>
From: Adam K Kirchhoff <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/21/2003 19:45:22
Are there any guesstimates on when well see an official release that
supports SMP and pthreads?


On Sun, 21 Dec 2003, Frederick Bruckman wrote:

> On Sun, 21 Dec 2003, Adam K Kirchhoff wrote:
> > Since 1.6.2 is only supposed to be a maintenance release for 1.6.1, will
> > it include the SMP x86 support and the new threading library?
> No. Certainly no pthreads. You might still be able to find patches
> against 1.6 for SMP floating around, but that would likely require
> some effort to pull forward to 1.6.2. Current is a better bet. SMP
> under current is quite usable these days.
> Frederick