[fpc-pascal] Threading vs Parallelism ?
Marco van de Voort
marcov at stack.nl
Thu Apr 20 10:39:12 CEST 2017
In our previous episode, Mark Morgan Lloyd said:
> In any event, processes on unix are *defined* as owning resources-
> memory, handles and so on- while threads only manage control flow. I
> believe that MS also have "fibers" which are non-preemptive threads.
They are not really threads. They must be scheduled within threads.
from the article they don't seem to have that many advantages, except to
convert existing manual m:n scheduling apps.
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