Subject: Re: rough SA patch (works on SMP)
To: Ron Roskens <>
From: Nathan J. Williams <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/24/2003 12:40:39
Ron Roskens <> writes:

> So a program like syslogd might benefit from threads, since it has
> multiple inputs and multiple outputs?

Yes. In particular, threads in syslogd could be useful for the case
where different classes of messages are sent to different logging
hosts over the network, so that delay or disruption of one logging
host doesn't slow down or block logging other messages. Solaris does
this with their syslogd.

        - Nathan