Subject: Re: [Spruce-list] FreeBSD compile problem - possible solution
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Ezra Story <email@example.com>
Date: 04/25/2000 11:10:59
> Correct me if I'm wrong, but wouldn't Spruce fall under the category of
> event-driven applications that *could* benefit from the non-preemptive
> scheduling model used by Pth? (if Jeff decided to design it to that model)
Yes, actually, he could drive pth using the socket io and gui input. I
to say it couldn't be done, just that using Pth as a pthread compat layer
doesn't work since apps that use pthreads assume that preemptive switching
is going on.
> Arrrrgh. Well, so much for that idea. *sigh* And here I thought those GNU
> guys generally had thier sh*t together...
Generally, yea, and in this case too. Sorry, I didn't mean to imply that
Pth was broken, it's actually a (one of the) good solution(s) to the