Help for graduate research - how are NLTP routines implemented at the OS level

Mike Frysinger vapier@gentoo.org
Wed Mar 23 14:47:00 GMT 2011


On Wed, Mar 23, 2011 at 10:32 AM, Edmon Begoli wrote:
> How does compiler translate a following line of code into something
> that operating system
> will recognize as an instruction that will map to an OS thread:
>
> ret_value = pthread_create( &thread1, NULL, print_message_function,
> (void*) message1);

it uses clone() with special flags

> and I am having problems finding such documentation

the source is the documentation for much of this
-mike



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