[webkit-dev] [webkit-changes] [35474] trunk/JavaScriptCore

Alexey Proskuryakov ap at webkit.org
Fri Aug 1 01:12:15 PDT 2008

On Aug 1, 2008, at 3:39 AM, Paul Pedriana wrote:

> Actually, even under Windows we'd probably still use an emulated  
> pthreads if possible instead of pthreads.dll, as the pthreads.dll  
> for Windows does a lot of things that are typically not needed and  
> increases the footprint more than we'd like

That's very interesting - could you tell more about this?

>     >> But with pthreads, we get well tested implementations for  
> many platforms
> I wonder if somebody has a list of platforms that pthreads exists  
> for and is well-tested on. I'm not aware of it existing much outside  
> of *nix, Mac, and Windows. I'm not saying this to argue against it,  
> though I am wondering how common pthreads really is.

I believe Symbian has pthreads, too. I have not seen an extensive  
list, though.

- WBR, Alexey Proskuryakov

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