Re: thread group comments

From: Jeff V. Merkey (
Date: Fri Sep 01 2000 - 17:34:54 EST

Linus Torvalds wrote:
> Yes. For 2.4.x, I'd love to fix anything that can be used to show real
> performance bugs. Something like "setuid() is slow when I run it threaded
> is not a real issue". Something like "pthreads is faster under NT than
> under Linux" _would_ be a real issue.
> Linus

pthreads is faster on NT than Linux. It has to do with how they create
shared segments for local data to apps. It's about twice as fast as
what's in Linux.

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