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From Manoj Kasichainula <>
Subject Re: ANNOUNCE: GNU Portable Threads (Pth) 1.2.0 released
Date Fri, 12 Nov 1999 08:38:01 GMT
On Wed, Nov 10, 1999 at 07:32:42AM -0800, Scott Hess wrote:
> It seems to me that this only works so long as your modules are written
> with cooperative multithreading in mind.

My understanding is that the pthreads spec doesn't require preemptive
scheduling, so a program designed to run on any pthreads-standard
system has to deal with this case.

I might be confusing pthreads with Java, though; I haven't found any
statement one way or the other on this for pthreads.

Manoj Kasichainula - manojk at io dot com -

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