Subject: Re: 1:1 threading model
To: matthew green <>
From: Nikita Danilov <Nikita@Namesys.COM>
List: tech-kern
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....
 > .mrg.