locking in a device driver

Julian Elischer julian at elischer.org
Thu Nov 3 09:48:57 PST 2005

M. Warner Losh wrote:

>In message: <20669850.1131022662391.JavaMail.root at vms061.mailsrvcs.net>
>            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.

I suggest linking with the linuxthreads port.

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