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Old 12-11-2001
About threading

is unix a multithreading environment or multitasking
environment? which one exist in UNIX?
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Old 12-11-2001
UNIX is both. It has always been multi-user.
Multi-threading came about back in 1990 (if I remember correctly
it might have been earlier) but they were called light weight
processes back when I first used them.
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