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RE: solaris2.6 threads

At 01:57 PM 5/17/00 -0500, Vinod Nair wrote: 
>Does using the GNU pth (via pthreads) also require any rebuild
>of the Berkeley DB2 backend against the new library ?

No.  Berkeley DB2 is "thread free".

>Also, what kind of performance difference can one expect to see 
>with the non-premptive threads ? Is it likely to be much worse ? 

On a single CPU system, slapd might actually run faster using
non-preemptive threads.  On a multiple CPU system, non-preemptive
will only ever use one CPU and hence is likely to be slower
than if preemptive threads were used.  Your mileage may vary.