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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 2 of 4] Introduce i386 fibril scheduling
    > When parallelising "real work", I absolutely agree with you: we should use 
    > threads. But you need to look at what it is we parallelize here, and ask
    > yourself why we're doing what we're doing, and why people aren't *already*
    > just using a separate thread for it.

    Because its a pain in the arse and because its very hard to self tune. If
    you've got async_anything then the thread/fibril/synchronous/whatever
    decision can be made kernel side based upon expected cost and other
    tradeoffs, even if its as dumb as per syscall or per syscall/filp type
    guessing.

    Alan
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