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Date: 2002-11-24 (07:37)
From: Sven Luther <luther@d...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Why systhreads?
On Sat, Nov 23, 2002 at 11:08:06AM +0200, Lauri Alanko wrote:
> Hello.
> A simple, fundamental question: why is native-code threading done using
> system threads? Why isn't pure user-level scheduling used as with
> bytecode?

I don't really know about windows (which is a pain to use ocaml on
anyway) but on unix, you can choose at compile time to use either
systhreads or ocamlthreads.


Sven Luther
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