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Re: K4

On Thu, Jul 24, 2003 at 07:52:34PM +0000, Robert Millan wrote:

> > This patch mildly falls into this category, because it's adding a
> > new interface.  Since it's likely that we'll switch to NPTL at some
> > point,

> You mean Native POSIX Thread Library for Linux? Isn't it, well, for
> Linux? :)

> Or did they mean for GNU userland when they said "for Linux"?

As far as I know, NPTL doesn't have a hard requirement for Linux.  The
constructs that it doesn need (futexs, kernel threads, etc.) appear to
be possible to support cleanly on L4.

Jeff Bailey

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 - Tattle Tale

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