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SubjectRe: Linux doing "cooperative multitasking"?

In, article <>,
Tyson D Sawyer <> writes:
> From: Michael Weller <>
> > The X-Server is
> > multithreaded.
> I'm not a real expert so I could be mistaken, but I think that the
> above statement is wrong. To my knowledge the X server is single
> threaded and can only handle events for/from a single process at
> a time.
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.

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