Plan of the Chapter
The first section details the possible interactions between threads,
and proceeds with describing module Thread, and showing how
to execute many processes in the same application.
The second part deals with the synchronization between
threads by mutual exclusion (Mutex module), and with waiting
for conditions (Condition module). Two complete examples
show the difficulties inherent to this module.
The third section explains the mode of communication by events
provided by the Event module and the new possibilities which
The fourth section concludes the chapter with the implementation of a
shared queue for the different counters at a post office.