Portable coroutine library
'libpcl' is a Portable Coroutine Library implementation written in ANSI C. Coroutines can be used to implement cooperative threading among many tasks without overloading the OS with threads/processes. Since context switch between coroutines is very fast, certain applications might have performance gain in using this type of threading. It can use either the ucontext.h functionalities ( getcontext()/makecontest()/swapcontext() ) or the standard longjmp()/setjmp().
DocumentationUser manpage available in HTML, txt, PostScript formats from http://www.xmailserver.org/libpcl.html
released on 20 November 2010
9 February 2005
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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 25 February 2017.
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