[plt-scheme] Re: Building MzScheme w/ native thread support

From: Pinku Surana (surana at rover.cs.nwu.edu)
Date: Tue Jan 28 11:16:21 EST 2003

Matthew Flatt <mflatt=sDh8Nw2yj/+Vc3sceRu5cw at public.gmane.org> writes:

> We removed support for  MzScheme threads == OS threads  some time ago.
> If that's what you're looking for, it isn't there.

That's a shame. Was there a problem with the implementation?  Libs not
thread-safe, maybe? There are some tantalizing #ifdef's in thread.c:
MZ_USE_PTHREADS, MZ_USE_SOLARIS_THREADS, etc. Would it be hard for me
to cobble together OS thread support using these variables?


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