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GNU Portable Threads library
'Pth' is a portable library that provides non-preemptive priority-based scheduling for multiple threads of execution inside event-driven applications. Threads run in the same address space on the server application, but each one has its own individual program-counter, run-time stack, signal mask and errno variable. A priority- and event-based non-preemptive scheduler manages the threads; this gives better portability and run-time performance than preemptive scheduling. The event facility lets threads wait until various events occur, including pending I/O on filedescriptors, asynchronous signals, elapsed timers, pending I/O on message ports, thread and process termination, and customized call back functions.
released on 8 June 2006
2 May 2018
Leaders and contributors
|Ralf S. Engelschall||Maintainer|
Resources and communication
|VCS Repository Webview||http://cvs.ossp.org/dir?d=ossp-pkg/pth|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 2 May 2018.
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