Pthreads Overview (for LC)
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Keyword Description ------- ----------- entire This entire document. title The name of this document. scope Topics covered in this document. availability Where these programs run. who Who to contact for assistance. introduction Topics and issues covered. definitions Defines thread features, terms. analogies Alternative ways to use threads. benefits Advantages of pthreads use. models Three ways systems implement threads. environment-variables AIX threads-control e-vars. tuning AIX threads-control e-vars. dangers Known problems of ptheads use. synchronization Thread synchronization techniques. synchronization-chart Tabular technique comparison. synchronization-alternatives Five ways to synchronize threads. joining Joining to synchronize threads. mutex Mutex variable to synchronize threads. condition Condition var to synchronize threads. rwlock Read/write lock to synchronize threads. semaphores Semaphores to synchronize threads. differences Vendor variations in pthreads details. comparison-table Pthreads implementations compared. linux-pthreads General issues about Linux pthreads. nptl-pthreads Native POSIX Threading Lib vs. LinuxThreads. linuxthreads Native POSIX Threading Lib vs. LinuxThreads. benchmarks Microbenchmark suite for pthreads. index The structural index of keywords. a The alphabetical index of keywords. date The latest changes to this document. revisions The complete revision history.
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