Subject: Re: 1:1 threading model
To: Bang Jun-Young <>
From: Nathan J. Williams <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/08/2003 15:01:16
Bang Jun-Young <> writes:

> Ulrich Drepper said that he succeeded starting and stopping 100,000
> threads in 2 seconds in his article. Other people on the NPTL mailing
> list reported good results with NPTL. So it doesn't look like just a
> belief.

Well, without any contrasting results from a M:N library with a
similar amount of effort put into it, the "100,000 in 2 seconds"
result is meaningless. It sounds big, sure. But compared to what?

        - Nathan