[libdispatch-dev] libpthread_workqueue released

David Leimbach leimy2k at gmail.com
Tue Jun 15 07:28:24 PDT 2010

This is excellent!

On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 9:36 PM, Mark Heily <mark at heily.com> wrote:

> I have written a pure userspace implementation of the Darwin
> pthread_workqueue API as used by libdispatch. This is based on Stacey Son's
> port to FreeBSD [1], but does not include any of the kernel bits. It's
> portable to a wide range of POSIX-compliant platforms. I have tested it
> under Linux, and it shows major improvements in the performance and
> stability of the libdispatch test suite.
> I havn't implemented overcommit or multiple priority levels yet, but the
> basic workqueue functionality is there. I have a few ideas for adding kernel
> support and will be developing a Linux kernel module to complement the
> existing userspace code.
> A tarball of the source code is here:
>        http://mark.heily.com/src/libpthread_workqueue-0.1.tar.gz
> The SVN repository is available here:
>        svn://mark.heily.com/libpthread_workqueue
> To try this with libdispatch, add '-lpthread_workqueue' to the LDADD
> variable in testing/Makefile.am.
> Regards,
>  - Mark
> [1] http://people.freebsd.org/~sson/thrworkq/
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