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SubjectRe: SCO: "thread creation is about a thousand times faster than onnative
> On Wed, Aug 23, 2000 at 09:17:10PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> > The kernel has fast lightweight threading. How you map user space threads and
> > co-routines onto this is really between the app and libs. In fact I'd argue
> > strongly that an app _must_ be able to provide its own strategy routine or
> > some kind of hints to the lib
> I would not call 8K/16K overhead "lightweight" treading.

For kernel level threading with the functionality provided it is very light
weight. Don't mix kernel lightweight with 'light weight' in C library
terms which normally means a malloc and filling in a few values to fake
a userspace process context
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