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Pth

http://www.gnu.org/software/pth/pth.html
GNU Portable Threads library

'Pth' is a portable library that provides non-preemptive priority-based scheduling for multiple threads of execution inside event-driven applications. Threads run in the same address space on the server application, but each one has its own individual program-counter, run-time stack, signal mask and errno variable. A priority- and event-based non-preemptive scheduler manages the threads; this gives better portability and run-time performance than preemptive scheduling. The event facility lets threads wait until various events occur, including pending I/O on filedescriptors, asynchronous signals, elapsed timers, pending I/O on message ports, thread and process termination, and customized call back functions.

Documentation

English on-line end user manual available at www.gnu.org/software/pth/pth-manual.html

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Download

Download version 2.0.7 (stable)
released on 8 June 2006

Categories

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
LGPLJanet Casey31 January 2001



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Ralf S. Engelschall Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug TrackingE-mailmailto:bug-pth@gnu.org
Developer,SupportE-mailmailto:pth-users@gnu.org
SupportNewsgroupcomp.programming.threads


Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 3 March 2017.



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