Re: [ANNOUNCE] Native POSIX Thread Library 0.1

From: Peter Waechtler (
Date: Mon Sep 23 2002 - 06:55:10 EST

Am Montag den, 23. September 2002, um 12:05, schrieb Bill Davidsen:

> On Sun, 22 Sep 2002, Larry McVoy wrote:
>> On Sun, Sep 22, 2002 at 08:55:39PM +0200, Peter Waechtler wrote:
>>> AIX and Irix deploy M:N - I guess for a good reason: it's more
>>> flexible and combine both approaches with easy runtime tuning if
>>> the app happens to run on SMP (the uncommon case).
>> No, AIX and IRIX do it that way because their processes are so bloated
>> that it would be unthinkable to do a 1:1 model.
> And BSD? And Solaris?

Don't know. I don't have access to all those Unices. I could try FreeBSD.

According to Sun is moving to 1:1
and FreeBSD still believes in M:N

MacOSX 10.1 does not support PROCESS_SHARED locks, tried that 5 minutes

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