Re: Linux doing "cooperative multitasking"?

Miguel de Icaza (
Wed, 27 Nov 1996 17:30:58 -0600

> Surprise: While that's true for your average X server, you can in fact
> build the beast with threading. It's not that easy, however (rather
> impossible with libc5, or so I'm tols, but HJLu has managed it with glibc).
> How much that helps with anything is a different question.
> I don't know if we have the X server built threaded or not yet, but I
> know at least Miguel has the X libraries built with thread support
> under Sparc as of now.

Right. Our X server is not threaded, but our X11 libraries come with
thread support now.