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SubjectRe: Alan Cox quote? (was: Re: accounting for threads)
At 18:31 -0500 2001-06-19, Timur Tabi wrote:
>Not quite. What makes OS/2's threads superior is that the OS multitasks
>threads, not processes. So I can create a time-critical thread in my process,
>and it will have priority over ALL threads in ALL processes.

In contrast to Linux, which does exactly the same thing -- so what
are you trying to tell us?

>A lot of OS/2 software is written with this feature in mind. I know of one
>programmer who absolutely hates Linux because it's just too difficult porting
>software to it, and the lack of decent thread support is part of the problem.

So what would you consider to be "decent thread support"?

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Matthias Urlichs
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