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From: Johan Nilsson (r.johan.nilsson_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-03-26 09:08:26

Peter Dimov wrote:
> Johan Nilsson wrote:
>> Touché. But, still - without any firm evidence I believe that "C++
>> -> pthreads layer -> Win32 threads" is slower than "C++ -> Win32
>> threads", which is what I based my assumption upon.
> Makes sense in the absence of any other information. But the key
> point here is that 'C++' is essentially the same as 'pthreads' with
> a C++ face - the primitives and the operations are basically the
> same. So if you refactor your C++ -> Win32 implementation into C++ ->
> stable nontemplated API
> -> Win32 and then observe that the stable nontemplated API is
> essentially the same as pthreads with several minor differences here
> and there... you get N2178.

I guess this post doesn't really belong here, but I just stumbled upon the

Lots of new multi-threading functionality under Vista/Longhorn.

/ Johan

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