Subject: Re: 1:1 threading model
To: matthew green <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Nikita Danilov <Nikita@Namesys.COM>
Date: 01/10/2003 18:33:15
matthew green writes:
> Sun's paper doesn't show any results which match with this theory,
> and there is no excuse or explanation why 1:1 is always faster on
> their benchmarks.
When kernel support required for NPTL was being introduced there was
some discussion about relative merits of 1:1 vs. N:M on the linux-kernel
mailing list. One can start searching archive from something like
> i thought they explained it as:
> this implementation simply BETTER.
> the whole paper seems to scream to me that a thread library is
> far more dependant upon good design/implementation than your
> average bit of code, and that when it comes down to it, it is
> the strength of the implementation that matters....