Linked by Eugenia Loli on Mon 27th Aug 2001 05:22 UTC
Syllable, AtheOS AtheOS is a modern, free (GPLed) Operating System written from scratch in C++. A big chunk of the OS is POSIX compliant, supports multiprocessing and it is GUI-oriented (fully OOP). Today we are hosting an interesting interview with the AtheOS creator, Kurt Skauen. Kurt is talking about his views on binary compatibility in future versions, multithreading and the future of his OS in general.
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Multithreading and BE
by martijn sipkema on Thu 30th Aug 2001 17:38 UTC

unix traditionally wasn't multithreaded. and most linux programs are not multithreaded either. when talking about porting single threaded applications to beos, these often are unix/linux applications. there is a big difference about multiprocessing and multithreading. i'm not sure but i think linux threading support is even exceptionally bad and it doesn't support true kernel threads, but i may be wrong about that. -- martijn