Subject: Re: libpthread
To: Frank van der Linden <>
From: Kamal R Prasad <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/23/2003 13:11:57
Frank van der Linden <>
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06/21/2003 01:49 AM
        To:     Matthias Buelow <>
        Subject:        Re: libpthread


On Sat, Jun 21, 2003 at 02:47:08AM +0200, Matthias Buelow wrote:
> But are there solid plans underway to give NetBSD 1x1
> and MxN kernel threading

>MxN is what the SA code does, so NetBSD currently does that. The issue
>is that it's not release quality yet. 1x1 has been possible for a while
>with the clone(2) system call. It's Linux compatible, so you could
>compile linuxthreads on NetBSD with some minor adjustments.

If you have MxN support, then thats good news.
Linux 2.4.1 assigns a single thread to each thread/process created in 
The code in Linux is release-quality, but the design is awful.
and like all things linux, there is a major overhaul underway to fix that