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Re: About removing the low level thread API

From: Kevin Ryde
Subject: Re: About removing the low level thread API
Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2005 08:51:25 +1000
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Marius Vollmer <address@hidden> writes:
> On the other hand, Guile itself both works on systems that do provide
> a pthread API, and on systems that do not.  C code written for Guile
> might want to support both cases as well (being properly thread safe
> by default, but still compilable even when the pthread API is not
> available).

guile-gtk is an example of that.  I still don't think guile needs to
provide functions or whatever that merely shadow pthreads, but some
crib notes in the manual or somewhere on how to work with threads in C
and support both guile 1.6 and 1.8 would be good.

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