Re: Threading in linux
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On 4/24/07, Rick Brown <rick.brown.3@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > NPTL on 2.4? > > this can be done only if you backport the features from 2.6 that were > added in order to make NPTL possible ... redhat has done this, but > really it's just a waste of time ... 2.4 is dead :P Could you hint upon the kernel features required for NPTL? May be a link?
i couldnt really guess. your only safe bet is to go get a redhat kernel. i think it's a waste either way, but that's me.
> > pthreads on 2.6? > > i really have no idea what you mean by this ... "pthreads" is short > for "POSIX threads" and there's no such thing as "pthreads" with > respect to a specific code base. NPTL is one implementation of the > POSIX threads specification while LinuxThreads is another. Sorry ... I meant LinuxThreads.
linuxthreads works fine on 2.6 ... linux has forward binary compatibility, thus things that work in 2.4 (like linuxthreads) continue to work in 2.6 -mike - To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-newbie" in the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html Please read the FAQ at http://www.linux-learn.org/faqs