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Re: NPTL support in 2.4 kernel series?

* Kurt Roeckx:

> What is the problem with linuxthread?  Are there some problems
> linuxthreads cause that go away when using NPTL?

LinuxThreads is pretty far away from POSIX compliance, and its mutexes
cannot be shared across address spaces (which is a major problem for
Berkeley DB, which therefore has to use its own mutexes).

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