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Re: State of threads?

From: Matty <kaiwainz@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 9 Jul 2004 00:03:21 +1000

On 2004-06-29 03:42:27 +1000, Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> said:

On Mon, Jun 28, 2004 at 06:27:57PM +0200, Ivan Voras wrote:
I'm wondering: does lwkt system has anything to do with userland threads? Do threaded programs linked with libc_r take advantage of SMP?

Yes and no, no.

There wasn't a lot of work on the userland front lately, only the
beginning of the framwork exists (userland LWKT). Other parts of
the system had a greater need for work.

libc_r is still the n:1 threading and therefore can't take advantage
of SMP other than the normal multi-processing.


With the LWKT, what model will it adopt? n:1 n:m? just a little curious.

Thanks in advanced,

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