Subject: Re: why python+pth?
To: grant beattie <>
From: Marc Recht <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/18/2003 10:14:47
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> it would seem Wrong to have to change a part of the operating system
> to use Python successfully.

You're right that would be wrong. From my point of view, though ... ;-)

> I know of no other systems where this is necessary.

AFAIK the other systems implement "pthread_attr_setstacksize".

> why can't we just increase the default stack size for pthread apps in
> NetBSD to something more appropriate for applications which exist in
> the real world...?

I'm all for it. The small stack also seems to hurt lang/mono (a C#/.Net=20
implementation by Novell/Ximian).

Marc Recht
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