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SubjectRe: Why use threads ( was: Alan Cox quote?)
On Wed, Jun 20, 2001 at 02:01:16PM -0700, David Schwartz wrote:
> It's very hard to use processes for this purpose. Consider, for example, a
> web server. You don't want to use one process for each client because that
> would limit your scalability (16,000 clients would become difficult, and
> with threads it's trivial). You don't want to use one thread for each client

How is it trivial? How do you debug a 16,000 thread application?

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