kernel thread as real threads..
davidxu at freebsd.org
Fri Jan 20 17:04:09 PST 2006
Julian Elischer wrote:
> Scott Long wrote:
>> Does pthreads allow the programmer to name threads in a user and/or
>> kernel visible way? Is this something that is really all that
> There is a way,
> but it's more important for kernel threads.. it's nice to see which
> is which.
> Even in user threads (1:1) if one thread is running away, it's nice to
> see which one it is.
> We should have an interface on M:N thread sto allow a process to get
> thread stats.. probably implemented as
> a management thread or something. (maybe the signal thread could do it).
I will implement pthread_set_name_np for libthr. but I am not sure you
spend precious time on M:N again, it is already very diffcult to
introduce a new
scheduler with current framework, putting more constrains only reduces
for such thing.
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