[cgl_discussion] [Fwd: [ANNOUNCE] Native POSIX Thread Library 0.1]
bstevens at redhat.com
Fri Sep 20 15:10:03 PDT 2002
Howell, David P wrote:
>There are kernel patches to backport and a new GLIBC (2.3) that has to be
>compiled with gcc-3.2. As this is the first pre-release and they stamped
>'early access' all over it in the announce, I'd imagine that it's going to
>be a while before it's stable enough for products.
>It would be nice to get some read on it's effectiveness, performance, and
>scalability vs NGPT, for future planning. I'm sure that binary compatibility
>is going to be interesting based on what we have gone though with NGPT;
>everything that you want to use is definitly not 'well-behaved' and their
>disclaimer at this point is an indication that they are seeing issues.
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