Re: Inconsistent timing results of multithreaded program on an SMPmachine.

From: Muli Ben-Yehuda
Date: Sun Nov 20 2005 - 05:44:54 EST

On Sun, Nov 20, 2005 at 09:39:00PM +1100, Con Kolivas wrote:
> On Sun, 20 Nov 2005 21:35, Muli Ben-Yehuda wrote:

> If it was instant it shouldn't matter. I'm aware of that in theory, but there
> have certainly been reports of pthread_join taking quite a while happening in
> a sort of lazy/sloppy way. I don't know why this is the case but I wondered
> if it was showing up here.

I see, I didn't realize pthread_join might not return immediately even
if the thread already finished (I would actually consider that a
bug...). Marcel, could you please check?

Muli Ben-Yehuda |

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