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Re: questions about libpthread and libc6

Rob Browning <rlb@cs.utexas.edu> writes:

> Essentially dead as far as I know.  It was a user space implementation
> of threads and had a bunch of clever, but not completely perfect hacks
> to handle signals, IO, etc. that really needed to be handled by the
> kernel.

I should have made it clearer that I meant that *for Linux* libpthread
isn't as useful as it was before libc6.  It's certainly still good for
any other platforms it supports.

> Feel free to correct me if I'm wrong.


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