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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-09-02 09:45:48

David Abrahams wrote:
> "Peter Dimov" <pdimov_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> John Maddock wrote:
>>>> ** checking pthread_yield... no
>>>> This is correct, but I do have a pthread_yield_np() function, maybe
>>>> we should look for it, too.
>>> It's up to the thread lib guys to use it (or not), maybe you could
>>> hassle the authors of the thread lib you are using to provide a
>>> standard
>>> function signature?
>> There is no pthread_yield in POSIX. Yields are evil anyway. ;-)
> Why evil?

Because they can only mask problems, not solve them, Sleep(1) in
lwm_win32.hpp notwithstanding. :-)

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