kernel thread as real threads..

M. Warner Losh imp at
Sat Jan 21 22:45:57 PST 2006

In message: <Pine.GSO.4.43.0601201443570.1773-100000 at>
            Daniel Eischen <deischen at> writes:
: On Fri, 20 Jan 2006, 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
: > important?
: Only in a non-portable way.  See pthread_set_name_np(3).

This 'non-portable' way is in heavy use in at least one user of
FreeBSD's software base.


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