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SubjectRe: Slow pthread_create() under high load
Hi Linus,

> Shared signals are potentially useful outside pure threading models too,
> and I'm looking for something more generic. I suspect that what I'm
> looking for is more like a message list, along with some thin
> compatibility code to make it easy for pthreads emulation that looks like
> signals..

Are you looking for something like a 'mailslot' (also called 'mailbox')
implementation, ie asynchronous message posting which is shareable?

- Dan
Daniel J Blueman
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UMIST university - Manchester
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