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Re: [opensuse] GSOC 2008
  • From: Anders Johansson <ajh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 20 Mar 2008 21:36:40 +0100
  • Message-id: <47E2CAD8.1000609@xxxxxxxxxx>
debayan wrote:
No but even if you fork off separate processes, you get non-blocking IO
programs using pipes.... why use threads just for that then??

To avoid having to implement an event loop to check and see what
happened to the IO?

To be able to use all your CPU cores?

Also, not all kernel activities are non-blocking

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