From: Alexander Terekhov (terekhov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-03-22 08:44:09
Peter Dimov wrote:
> Johan Nilsson wrote:
> > Anthony Williams wrote:
> >>> http://www.microsoft.com/technet/interopmigration/unix/sfu/pthreads0.mspx
> >> Demonstrating that it is possible to code pthreads in terms of the
> >> native Windows API, especially if you're writing a whole UNIX-interop
> >> layer, including a full POSIX C library.
> > [... nodding my head in violent agreement ...]
> Demonstrating that it's possible to code pthreads in terms of the native
> Mach API.
> And NPTL demonstrates that it's possible to code pthreads in terms of the
> native Linux kernel API.
> This is the whole point of an abstraction. The only reason we aren't using
> it on Windows is because Microsoft doesn't supply it.
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