Subject: Re: fork(2) vs. pthread_create() (fwd)
To: Emmanuel Dreyfus <>
From: Nathan J. Williams <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 06/10/2004 18:28:33 (Emmanuel Dreyfus) writes:

> Nathan J. Williams <> wrote:
>> > I don't mind not fixing the problem. there is enough problems with trying
>> > to use (p)threads that applications/libraries shouldn't do any fancy stuff.
>> Yeah, I'm hesitant to fix it precisely because it just enables further
>> confusion about what is legal and what isn't...
> Fix it and output a warning when a program does that?

Simplicity is a virtue. This is getting to be a bigger and bigger
chore to solve what I still consider a non-problem. Given that I don't
want to solve it, I want to not solve it in the simplest and smallest
way possible.

    - Nathan