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From: "bbaker(at)priefert(dot)com" <bbaker(at)priefert(dot)com>
To: Shridhar Daithankar <shridhar_daithankar(at)persistent(dot)co(dot)in>
Cc: PGHackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Threads
Date: 2003-01-03 21:50:48
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>I am sure, many of you would like to delete this message before reading, hold 
>on. :-)

I'm afraid most posters did not read the message.  Those who replied 
"Why bother?" did not address your challenge:

>I think threads are useful in difference situations namely parallelising 
>blocking conditions and using multiple CPUs.
This is indeed one of the few good reasons for threads.  Indeed, 
large/robust systems use a mix.

The consensus of the group is that those who do the work are not ready 
for threads.  Which is fine.  Looking into my crystal ball, I see that 
it will happen, though it appears so far away.


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