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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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