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Re: pthreads - stalker (Communigate) say's it's still an issue - what is the full story ?
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: pthreads - stalker (Communigate) say's it's still an issue - what is the full story ?
- From: Brad <brad_(_at_)_comstyle_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Fri, 11 Feb 2005 01:36:54 -0500
On Fri, Feb 11, 2005 at 01:33:05AM -0500, Adam wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 11, 2005 at 01:01:48AM -0500, Brad wrote:
> > The pthreads library currently being used is far from perfect. A lot of
> > improvements have been made over the last 2-3 releases to try to fix
> > the majority of the issues but in the current state not much more can
> > be done. There is an on-going side project to write a replacement pthreads
> > lib which will be kernel backed and would fix most of the current issues
> > as well as allowing for the lib to take advantage of MP systems.
> None of these issues cause multithreaded apps to crash do they? I
> realize its not as fast as it could be, and that its userland only, but
> it seems stable at least. Very busy mysql and milter installations work
Its hard to say but yes these issues could potentially cause an application
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