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From Piotr Klaban <mak...@man.torun.pl>
Subject Re: GNU Portable Threads (pth)
Date Mon, 05 Jul 1999 12:21:43 GMT
On Sun, Jul 04, 1999 at 07:27:01PM +0200, Ralf S. Engelschall wrote:
> For instance it includes a flexible event facility inspired by Paul Vixies
> eventlib which allows threads to explicitly wait until various types of events
> occur, including pending I/O on filedescriptors, asynchronous signals, elapsed
> timers, pending I/O on message ports, thread and process termination, and even
> customized callback functions.  Or it provides inter-thread communication
> through message ports as known from the good old AmigaOS' Exec.

I would like to see the pth could be run on multiprocessor machines.
I think there are many multiprocessor machines used for WWW,
and using pth for apache could cut down the benefits of multithreading.

Piotr Klaban


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