Subject: Re: pthreads
To: Michael Graff <>
From: Nick Hudson <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 11/04/1999 20:29:07
Michael Graff wrote:
> Nick Hudson <> 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?
> Nope.
> 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