Re: [ANNOUNCE] Native POSIX Thread Library 0.1

From: Rik van Riel (
Date: Thu Sep 19 2002 - 21:24:58 EST

On Thu, 19 Sep 2002, Larry McVoy wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 19, 2002 at 11:01:33PM -0300, Rik van Riel wrote:

> > So, where did you put those 800 MB of kernel stacks needed for
> > 100,000 threads ?
> Come on, you and I normally agree, but 100,000 threads? Where is the
> need for that?

I agree, it's pretty silly. But still, I was curious how they
managed to achieve it ;)

OTOH, some applications are known for sillyness ...



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