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Re: One more Q: Hurd & pthreads

"Ezequiel Reyes" <ezequiel@net.cedipad.com.cu> writes:

> Isn't the fact of implementing pthreads using glibc and not the basic thread
> model provided by the Mach kernel a redundancy ?

No. pthreads should be implemented on top of Mach's thread facilities.
The code needed to do that should be placed in glibc. glibc already
implements a lot of other posix stuff (including basic things like
file descriptors) using (i) mach-specific facilities, and (ii) various
hurd servers.


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