February 7, 2004

Basic use of pthreads

Anonymous Reader writes "Threads strike fear into the hearts of many programmers. UNIX's process model is simple and well understood, but it is sometimes inefficient. Threading can often allow for substantial improvements in performance, at the cost of a little confusion. This article demystifies the POSIX thread interface, providing practical examples of threaded code for consideration."

Link: ibm.com/developerworks


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