[M3devel] State of threads? pthreads not safe to use on some platforms?
hosking at cs.purdue.edu
Sun Apr 17 20:13:01 CEST 2011
On Apr 17, 2011, at 1:34 PM, Hendrik Boom wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 17, 2011 at 12:43:16PM -0400, Tony Hosking wrote:
>> So the question is what has changed.
>> I know threads were functional and stable at one point.
> Was that back when they were green threads?
User threads have historically been pretty stable, and I believe still are.
Similarly, our use of pthreads was stable at one point but there have been recent changes that appear to have degraded them.
> Has our use of posix threads ever been stable?
> Are green threads still available?
> -- hendrik
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