[fpc-pascal]Clone vs. pthreads

Michael Van Canneyt michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be
Wed Jan 17 10:52:43 CET 2001

On Wed, 17 Jan 2001, FPC Mail list reader wrote:

> Hello.
> Someone replied to a question about writing tcp servers, and said that
> Linux's Clone() isn't fit for writing a crash-safe server or something
> like that. Well what I want to ask is why(besides, I guess, the lack of
> portability to FreeBSD) and if there is a unit for fpc that translates
> pthreads to fpc.

I see no reason why clone() wouldn't be the way to do threads ?
pthreads itself probably uses this function to implement threads.

That said: No there is no unit (yet) that implements a pthreads


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