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Re: [HACKERS] Threads vs Processes (was: NuSphere and PostgreSQL for

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Keith Bottner <kbottner(at)comcast(dot)net>
Cc: "'Tom Lane'" <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>,"'Claudio Natoli'" <claudio(dot)natoli(at)memetrics(dot)com>,"'Robert Treat'" <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>,pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Threads vs Processes (was: NuSphere and PostgreSQL for
Date: 2003-09-25 16:57:09
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Keith Bottner wrote:
> Typically variables that you want to be per-thread are stored in what
> Microsoft calls Thread Local Storage (TLS). Variables that you want shared
> you can just treat as globals and statics with the appropriate threading
> synchronization primitives. With Windows 2000 and later you have up to 1088
> TLS locations that you can use, of course these can be pointers to memory
> which can store whatever you want. 

Goes GCC on Windows support TLS, or only Microsoft compilers?

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