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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [vm][classlib] hythr library
Date Fri, 24 Nov 2006 09:22:01 GMT
Alexey Petrenko wrote:
> 2006/11/13, Andrey Chernyshev <a.y.chernyshev@gmail.com>:
>> Seems like we don't have any VM at the moment which would be really
>> using the hythr from classlib. Even IBM VME doesn't use the hythr. As
>> Tim wrote earlier, VME is using it's own threading library called
>> j9thr23 [1]. Does it differ a much from the hythr?
> Is that really so? Tim?

That is really so, and it does not differ greatly from hythr.

>> Guess it might be favourable for the classlib + IBM VME stack as well
>> if it was using a single thread library. Would it be possible for VME
>> to include a straightforward hythr implementation which can delegate
>> hythread_* calls to the j9thr23?
> I do not quite understand this approach... :(
> How it will look like? We keep hythr library in bin directory and it
> forwards the calls to VM specific threading library?

That appears to be the proposal.



Tim Ellison (t.p.ellison@gmail.com)
IBM Java technology centre, UK.

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