Advantages of a large number of threads cf other approaches?

Sean Hinde <>
Thu Feb 19 01:55:45 CET 2004


On 19 Feb 2004, at 00:44, Sean Hinde wrote:

>
> On 19 Feb 2004, at 01:15, Shawn Pearce wrote:
>
> <<  Lots of nice answer to study, thank you. >>
>
> I just carried on reading about such issues, and it seems that the dup 
> system call might offer some assistance with setting this whole thing 
> up. I don't really get how you are supposed to pass on the new file 
> descriptor to another process though, and the descriptions I have read 
> (e.g. http://nscp.upenn.edu/aix4.3html/aixprggd/genprogc/fdescript.htm 
> ) are a little hard for an Erlang only sort of guy to comprehend..
>
> More reading.

OK, I see. It truly is a fork only thing.

Sean




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