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Re: Did I hear you folks might be interested in POSIX threads?



Oops forgot to CC: the list, here it is for the people who want it....

On Tue, Dec 11, 2001 at 06:59:26PM +0100, jeroen wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 11, 2001 at 11:00:31AM -0500, Bill Abt wrote:
> > I'm the maintainer of NGPT.  NGPT is a POSIX compliant (95%) replacement 
> > library for LinuxThreads that is fully integrated with glibc and is also 
> > binary compatible where possible (POSIX wins ;-).  I was wondering you folks 
> > might be interested in a port to the Hurd?  Thanks.
> 
> I'm not sure how portable NGPT is. Also, we already have a partial
> implementation of pthreads, it's located at
> http://savannah.gnu.org/projects/pthreads/ if you're interested. Most of
> the things missing here are hurd and mach specific things as signalling,
> stack allaction and some other things. Those things also need to be done
> with NGPT.
> 
> AFAIK Roland wants a long-term implementation which is thightly with
> glibc, with sysdeps for the Hurd and linux. I don't know if NGPT matches
> that requirement.
> 
> Jeroen Dekkers

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