Re: Thread deficiencies
> Linus explained that when he found a portability problem with an
> application, if the issue was with POSIX.1 compliance, he would fix the
> kernel instead of modifying the application. That's what got us to
> where we are today. Telling people to screw standards and use a linux
> specific interface might be what we have to do in the short-run, but I
> don't think it works for the long-term.
Part of the difference is POSIX.1 is fairly sane. We don't take this attitude
with SuS for example - ie no streams, no read/write atomicity guarantees that
would hurt I/O performance.
I agree with your point on the whole Ted, but not the example 8)