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Re: Glibc-based Debian GNU/KNetBSD

>>>>> "Jimmy" == Jimmy Kaplowitz <jimmy@debian.org> writes:

Jimmy> I can't find the exact messages for some of these examples of their
Jimmy> experience, but one post mentioned that the poster had implemented
Jimmy> applications using hundreds or thousands of threads; 

  How can this be considered anything else than an evidence of mental
illness ? (I purposedly avoid attributing it to malice).

Or was this simply a pointless "benchmark" ?

Jimmy> Perry Metzger
Jimmy> talked in another post about his and the NetBSD team's two-year-long
Jimmy> ordeal to get scheduler activation working properly in the NetBSD
Jimmy> kernel-and-libc package; and the author of another post had, apparently,
Jimmy> individually implemented scheduler activation in a toy OS.  These do not
Jimmy> seem like people who are inexperienced in threads. I have less
Jimmy> experience than they in this regard, which I freely admit, and which
Jimmy> inclines me to believe them on this matter, especially since they are
Jimmy> all in agreement.

  Well, if SA does not map with a minimum of a glue code to an 1:1
threading model, they've got not much to brag about.


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