Re: gtk & threads

On Wed, 1 Sep 1999, Jason Tackaberry wrote:

> > There are two valid reasons for using threads, and this isn't one of them.
> Well, the first one has to be in the case of blocking system calls.  What's the
> other one?

SMP! (It's also the one of the two cases that you KNOW you want to use
threads, since many of the common system calls have non-blocking
capabilities, but there's no way you can have one process utilize the full
capacity of an SMP system without multiple threads. :)

-- Elliot
The time for action is past! Now is the time for senseless bickering!

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