locking in a device driver
M. Warner Losh
imp at bsdimp.com
Thu Nov 3 08:23:44 PST 2005
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Sergey Babkin <babkin at verizon.net> writes:
: Maybe it can be fixed in the kernel without
: too much trouble.
It already is in libthr and libposix. They already use execution
contexts to map M threads onto N contexts. libc_r is being retired
and not worth the effort to modernize.
Since there's really no good threading paradigm in 4.x and since it is
also being retired, I don't think it is worth the effort there.
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