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Re: Threads question
- To: glibc-linux at ricardo dot ecn dot wfu dot edu
- Subject: Re: Threads question
- From: Kaz Kylheku <kaz at ashi dot footprints dot net>
- Date: Fri, 30 Jun 2000 07:45:41 -0700 (PDT)
- Reply-To: glibc-linux at ricardo dot ecn dot wfu dot edu
On Fri, 30 Jun 2000, Roy Sigurd Karlsbakk wrote:
> Date: Fri, 30 Jun 2000 12:40:29 GMT
> From: Roy Sigurd Karlsbakk <email@example.com>
> Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: Threads question
> Hi all
> I recently got some info regarding the product Novell
> Internet Messaging System. This is a high-volume mail server
> that runs on NetWare, Solaris and Linux. In an attached
> readme file, they recommended against running Linux on
> high-end systems, as they said "The Linux C library has a
> hard coded maximum of 400 threads".
> Is this true?
It's not true that there is a hard coded maximum of 400 threads
It's also true that no reasonable, experienced software developer would design
a mail server that requires 400 threads, even on a high end system.
I say, seriously reconsider using this software.