Subject: Re: native pthread support in 1.5
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Daniel S. Riley <email@example.com>
Date: 08/29/2000 08:50:50
"John Maier" <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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 email@example.com
Wilson Lab, Cornell University <URL:http://www.lns.cornell.edu/~dsr/>
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