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The LinuxThreads library

LinuxThreads is an implementation of the Posix 1003.1c thread package for Linux. Unlike other implementations of Posix threads, LinuxThreads provides kernel-level threads: threads are created with the new clone() system call and all scheduling is done in the kernel. The main strength of this approach is that it can take full advantage of multiprocessors. It also results in a simpler, more robust thread library, especially w.r.t. blocking system calls.

Current Version:   0.6

License Type:   GNU GPL

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