Subject: Re: native pthread support in 1.5
To: None <>
From: Daniel S. Riley <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 08/29/2000 08:50:50
"John Maier" <> writes:
> I agree that using Solaris as a model is a good way to go.  It really does
> work well and seems to be very stable.

I dunno...reasonably knowledgeable people say the Solaris 2-level
scheduler implementation has some serious warts--in particular, no
preemption at the user level, and the rather ugly workaround,
thr_setconcurrency().  See, for example

Dan Riley                               
Wilson Lab, Cornell University      <URL:>
    "History teaches us that days like this are best spent in bed"