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Date: 2002-11-24 (18:28)
From: Dmitry Bely <dbely@m...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Why systhreads?
Vitaly Lugovsky <> writes:

>> A simple, fundamental question: why is native-code threading done using
>> system threads? Why isn't pure user-level scheduling used as with
>> bytecode?
>  How will you manage SMP scheduling then?

AFAIK Ocaml program cannot utilise SMP even with the native threads (due to
the single master lock).

- Dmitry Bely

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