Re: [ANNOUNCE] Native POSIX Thread Library 0.1

From: Bill Davidsen (
Date: Fri Sep 20 2002 - 11:01:04 EST

On 20 Sep 2002, Robert Love wrote:

> On Fri, 2002-09-20 at 05:53, Padraig Brady wrote:
> > Great! Where does this leave NGPT though? I had assumed that
> > this was going to be the next pthread implementation in glibc.
> This was never the intention of the glibc people.

Was there some shortcoming in NGPT? Clearly someone provided a good bit of
funding for this, so there must have been motivation beyond NIH or funding
someone's honors thesis.

I also expected NGPT to be the next step, not a library which requires a
kernel which is unlikely to be stable for 18 months.

bill davidsen <>
  CTO, TMR Associates, Inc
Doing interesting things with little computers since 1979.

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