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On Wed, 1 Nov 2000, Dan Kegel wrote:

> That's a bit harsh.  Why should the LSB discourage apps from using pthreads?
> Is it because it's too hard to list the things that must be obeyed 
> to have a pthread app that is portable to both Linux and other OS's?  
> I must be missing something.
> Is it just that I'm thinking at the source-code level, not at the
> installing-binary-packages level?

The only complete documentation we have is the pthreads spec. We don't have a
"what differs from pthreads" document yet, so we thought it was best not
to imply that everything works just like pthreads on any other system.


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