Subject: Re: Pthreads, libc, and the future
To: Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Curt Sampson <email@example.com>
Date: 12/12/1999 00:26:26
On Sat, 11 Dec 1999, Todd Vierling wrote:
> Not to mention that this would induce unnecessary overhead in threadless
> programs. Think m68k and VAX.
And much faster machines, too. A 500 MHz Pentium III can't do more
than about 4-5 MB/sec to disk using getc() and putc() under Linux
due to this sort of thing.
Curt Sampson <firstname.lastname@example.org> 917 532 4208 De gustibus, aut bene aut nihil.
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