[plt-scheme] Compile MzScheme to use OS threads

From: Chongkai Zhu (czhu at cs.utah.edu)
Date: Tue Feb 19 12:38:12 EST 2008

Pinku Surana wrote:
> In "Inside PLT MzScheme", it says MzScheme is basically a single
> threaded runtime. But way back in version 103p, it says: "On a few
> platforms, including Windows, Solaris, and Linux, MzScheme can be
> compiled to map each Scheme thread to a separate operating system
> thread. The advantage of the OS-thread configuration is that different
> Scheme threads can take advantage of different processors on a multi-
> processor machine."
> That's what I want. Has support for this been removed, or is it still 
> possible to compile
> mzscheme to use OS threads? How? I compiled with pthreads, but that
> didn't appear to work.



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