[kaffe] native threads

Godmar Back gback at cs.utah.edu
Fri Feb 12 11:20:48 PST 1999

> >In any event, I won't have the time to guarantee that this work will be
> >completed any time soon: anybody who wants to grab it, feel free to do so.
> >Linux's gdb is pretty okay and support linux-threads; this way, it's easy
> >to get backtraces.  You can use what's already in the CVS tree, or start
> >over.  Note that you must implement the jthread interface.
> How much time do you think this would take? I can't do it myself in any event,
> but I might be able to assign a student to do it. I guess it wouldn't be
> enough to make a thesis paper, right?

The port by itself wouldn't be.  Optimizing a VM for an SMP might be
a thesis paper.

Hard to say how long it would take: it depends on how familiar you
are with multi-threaded programming and how familiar you are with Kaffe.
Could take anywhere from a day to two weeks.  

	- Godmar

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