[fpc-pascal] alternatives for "cwstring" and "cthreads"
mschnell at lumino.de
Mon Dec 14 10:33:40 CET 2015
On 12/11/2015 06:24 PM, Jonas Maebe wrote:
> Of course it's doable, and that's exactly what libpthread does (quite
> well, quite portably and quite backward compatibly).
The Libpthread dynamic library is great in that in Linux it uses what
the OS and the Arch provides: it automatically uses Futex, whenever
available and with that can greatly speed up certain kind of
applications. Here Libpthread does not simple provide OS API calls, but
(needs to) provide user space code that is executed (called) by the
But to allow this, the application needs to dynamically link to the
Libpthread implementation that is provided by the system (i.e
corresponding to the Kernel version) the application is installed
on.This might be a problem for applications that shrive to be
Is there LibPThread for Windows, at all ? Does it provide something that
might be considered Futex functionality ?
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