Subject: RE: upcalls?
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: Jon Lindgren <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/09/1999 15:49:52
On Thu, 9 Dec 1999, Martin Husemann wrote:

> While this implementation-details discussion is a lot of fun, I have one
> (last, dumb) question of more general scope left:
> what is the API abstraction of threads we are going to present to
> applications?
> Any standards available online? Did the comercial vendors realy get their
> stuff compatible? My only hands-on experience is from NT, and you probably
> won't qualify that as a reference...

I'd hope that at least pthreads will be exposed.  While it may not be the
best API, and while it probably won't expose all functionality, it is
rather standard.

-Jon Lindgren
 "Xyzzy!  You're a duck!",