On Wed, Nov 01, Jim Kingdon wrote:
> At the recent open source database summit, I asked the developers
> there whether people had problems with threads on Linux.
> The answer I got was that the semantic differences from POSIX weren't
> really a problem, but they really, really wanted better debugging.
I always hear from ISVs that it is a pain on Linux that getpid return
different values for threads. So you have no chance to detect if you run
in a thread or if there was a fork.
Thorsten Kukuk http://www.suse.de/~kukuk/ firstname.lastname@example.org
SuSE GmbH Schanzaeckerstr. 10 90443 Nuernberg
Linux is like a Vorlon. It is incredibly powerful, gives terse,
cryptic answers and has a lot of things going on in the background.
- From: Jim Kingdon <email@example.com>