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From Bill Stoddard <stodd...@raleigh.ibm.com>
Subject Re: [APR] Universal return syntax
Date Mon, 01 Feb 1999 18:22:49 GMT
Dean Gaudet wrote:
> 
> On Mon, 1 Feb 1999, Ben Hyde wrote:
> 
> > Dean Gaudet writes:
> > >> I'm coming up to speed on threads and am ignorant in this area.
> > >> Are you saying that each thread has its own copy of errno?
> > >
> > >Yes.
> >
> > Argh.  I suspect that each fiber does not have a private copy.  - ben
> 
> Didn't someone respond on this issue already?
> 
> NSPR threads have thread local data -- and they're implemented using
> fibers.  So there's a way to do it.

Eeeek! Maybe I missed the discussion... WHY does NSPR implement threads
as fibers? Is it because many OS's don't have decent kernel thread
implementations?

-- 
Bill Stoddard
stoddard@raleigh.ibm.com

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