[ck] Re: Threading issues? [ck-request@vds.kolivas.org: ck Digest, Vol 3, Issue 16]

André Goddard Rosa andre.goddard at gmail.com
Sun Jan 16 12:00:55 CST 2005

On Sat, 15 Jan 2005 03:30:28 +1100, Con Kolivas <kernel at kolivas.org> wrote:
> Ove Kaaven wrote:
> The biggest problem is that there is no way to say to the kernel that
> > one thread is more important than another without permanently renicing
> > all other threads. A potential kernel solution to the problem would be
> > to implement process scoping in the kernel, i.e.
> >
> > pthread_attr_setscope(attr, PTHREAD_SCOPE_PROCESS)

I liked this approach.. Doesnt NPTL implement this scope for threads??

It support just the system scope?

Is that a planned feature of NPTL?


André Goddard

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