[SDL] More problems

David Olofson david.olofson at reologica.se
Wed Aug 29 04:30:59 PDT 2001


On Tuesday 28 August 2001 16:58, Cameron Aycock wrote:
> As a side question from a newbie in the linux world .. what exactly
> does the pthreads library do? Thread management?

Yes. It's a posix compliant API that allows you to create and manage 
threads (with shared memory and file descriptors, but separate CPU 
contexts and stacks) and various sync constructs.


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