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Re: Threads


On Wed, Nov 01, Jim Kingdon wrote:

> At the recent open source database summit[1], 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/       kukuk@suse.de
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.

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