Subject: Re: Pthreads, libc, and the future
To: Michael Richardson <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/11/1999 18:02:15
On Sat, 11 Dec 1999, Michael Richardson wrote:

:     Michael> I have a feeling by the time all the bits are split out it would have
:     Michael> been simplier to just include pthreads directly into libc.
:   I like this idea, but we aren't ready yet.

Not to mention that this would induce unnecessary overhead in threadless
programs.  Think m68k and VAX.

-- Todd Vierling (