Re: [ANNOUNCE] Native POSIX Thread Library 0.1

From: Rusty Russell (
Date: Mon Sep 23 2002 - 19:40:30 EST

On Fri, 20 Sep 2002 18:42:48 +0200 (CEST)
Ingo Molnar <> wrote:
> On Fri, 20 Sep 2002 wrote:
> > Is this related to the thread library work that IBM was doing or was
> > this independently developed?
> independently developed.

And, ironically, using the futex implementation developed on IBM time 8).

Of course, the time I spent on futexes would have been completely wasted
without the 95% done by Ingo and Uli to reach normal user programs and
address the other scalability problems.

Thanks guys! IOU each a beer or local equiv...

   there are those who do and those who hang on and you don't see too
   many doers quoting their contemporaries.  -- Larry McVoy
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