Re: Developing multi-threading applications

From: Peter Wächtler (
Date: Thu Jun 13 2002 - 05:16:59 EST

Roberto Fichera wrote:
> At 11.44 13/06/02 +0200, Peter Wächtler wrote:
>>> You are right! But "computational intensive" is not totaly right as I
>>> say ;-),
>>> because most of thread are waiting for I/O, after I/O are performed the
>>> computational intensive tasks, finished its work all the result are sent
>>> to thread-father, the father collect all the child's result and
>>> perform some
>>> computational work and send its result to its father and so on with many
>>> thread-father controlling other child. So I think the main
>>> problem/overhead
>>> is thread creation and the thread's numbers.
>> Have a look at
>> they provide M:N threading model where threads can live in userspace.
> Yes! I'm looking for it. But I want evaluate some other before.

There is a paper included in the tar archives from Ralf Engelschall
(author of GNU portable threads).

There you will find lots of interesting pointers to other thread packages.

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