Linked by Eugenia Loli on Fri 4th Aug 2006 23:31 UTC, submitted by IdaAshley
Linux The LinuxThreads project originally brought multithreading to Linux, but didn't conform to POSIX threading standards. The introduction of Native POSIX Thread Library (NPTL) however, overcame many of these disadvantages. This article describes some of the differences between these two Linux threading models for developers who may need to port their applications or who simply want to understand where the differences lie.
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by deanlinkous on Sat 5th Aug 2006 02:26 UTC
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I wish I were a dev. I would really get off on this article if I were but sadly it flies right over my head. I love DeveloperWorks website though, fantastic source of info!!!

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RE: man
by bservies on Sat 5th Aug 2006 03:30 in reply to "man"
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Nah. Soon you would be as bitter as the rest of us that 2 packages with the same API work in subtly different ways. Ways that always seem to require "workarounds" that suck.

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RE[2]: man
by Vanders on Sat 5th Aug 2006 11:04 in reply to "RE: man"
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Welcome the world of standards. How many OS's or threads packages are there that are fully POSIX compliant, anyway?

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