Re: Where is pthreads implemented?

From: Chase Venters
Date: Sun Aug 20 2006 - 13:36:58 EST

On Sunday 20 August 2006 12:35, Irfan Habib wrote:
> Hi,
> Where is pthreads implemented in a linux system? Is it in some user
> libraries or in the kernel?

You want the Native Posix Thread Library from glibc. The kernel's work is
mostly via the clone() and futex() syscalls.

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