Subject: Re: pthreads internals
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/10/2006 13:40:40
On Nov 10, 12:19pm, (Thor Lancelot Simon) wrote:
-- Subject: Re: pthreads internals

| > Not very easy to do, but a worth-while goal.
| Why?  Even under Linux, the kind of "Linux threads" we're talking about
| are processes.  Why engage in a monumental engineering effort to yield
| a result which will probably act less like the emulated operating system
| than what we already have?

No, this is the "old linux threads", not NPTL. Most modern Linuxes use
NPTL by default which has "native threads". We cannot run some linux
binaries that use NPTL because we don't implement thread local space