example code. He went on to say, about threading:
Note that the reason the kernel is not POSIX-compliant is:
o the POSIX standard is technically stupid. It's much better to use a
cleaner fundamental threading model and build on top of that.
o things like the above are just so much better and more easily done in
user space anyway.
The reason LinuxThreads has a hard time becoming POSIX-compliant is that
I refuse to apply stupid patches, and a lot of the patches sent to me
have been frankly stupid. They've often implemented pthreads
functionality without any actual thought of how it _could_ be done more
cleanly with a user/kernel split.
"May the best description of competition prevail."
via, but not speaking for Deutsche Bank