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Re: pthreads in hurd

On Wed, Feb 28, 2001 at 05:09:09PM +0100, Erik Verbruggen wrote:
> Hi all,
> I checked the *hurd archives, and as far as I can see, no-one is working
> on pthreads for Hurd. Is that right? If this is the case, I hereby
> volonteer to write a pthread-to-cthread wrapper "package". As far as I
> can see, this shouldn't be too hard, as pthreads is more rich in
> features than cthreads. 
> Erik.

Mark Kettenis did substantial work on a native implementation of
pthreads as part of the glibc. I continued the work and implemented
most of it, but then I ran out of free time. There are still a
couple of small but important pieces missing and it has to be properly
integrated into the glibc build. You can get the latest effort
from either http://alcor.concordia.ca/~i_khavki/ or


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