Subject: Re: pthreads
To: Michael Graff <email@example.com>
From: Nick Hudson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/04/1999 20:29:07
Michael Graff wrote:
> Nick Hudson <email@example.com> writes:
> > After playing a little more with the mit-pthreads package I seeing
> > several problems and before I spend a lot of time trying to find out
> > what the problems are can anyone tell me what the status of built in
> > pthreads is. I've seen a thread in which Michael Graff and Perry Metzger
> > talked about this, but this was way back in March. Any news?
> I'm just about ready to start hacking on the MIT pthreads though, with
> the goal of bringing it (or a descendent of it) into the main tree.
> Why? Programs are being written that would like to use pthreads. All
> the other OSs out there have it. We don't. We lose, and will lose in
> bindv9 as well, since it uses pthreads throughout.
I'm keen to see "native" threads as well. Is there any thing I can do to