Subject: Re: pthread + pkgsrc proposal
To: Steven J. Dovich <>
From: Nathan J. Williams <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/25/2004 00:34:08
"Steven J. Dovich" <> writes:

> The commercial application I referred to earlier is a non-threaded
> Verilog circuit simulator which provides demand loading for user
> and third-party code using the PLI/VPI API. Such code is increasingly
> being written using threads (actually creating threads, not just
> defensive coding).

Okay, that's in interesting example. Out of curiosity, do you know if
the PLI/VPI API address threads at all (permitting or forbidding
them), or is it entirely silent on the subject?

        - Nathan