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SubjectRe: NGPT 2.2.0 RELEASED: TOPS LINUXTHREADS AND NPTL IN SCALABILITY AND PERFORMANCE
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On Friday 10 January 2003 20:58, Bill Abt wrote:

Hi Bill,

> In this release, the primary focus was performance. Significant
> performance and scalability enhance-
> ments have been made to this release making it the fastest and most
> scalable POSIX compliant
> threads package available on the Linux platform.
hmm, can this be true?

From the website: http://www-124.ibm.com/developerworks/oss/pthreads/

"Linus Torvalds: Look at Next Generation POSIX Threads (NGPT) for the future"
"of threads, he advised. "pthreads are horrible, and Linux has a very"
"different model, and there was no glue between the two." NGPT could be that"
"glue."

_when_ did Linus say that? :)

> NGPT Release 2.2.0 is a point release of the "Next Generation" of Linux
> pthreads support.
> This release is fully suitable as a replacement for LinuxThreads by either a
> single user or group or and entire distribution.

so, KDE works now but instead you made mozilla, xmms and galeon gone to death
;)

ciao, Marc


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