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Re: Threads in emacs implementation

From: Denis Bueno
Subject: Re: Threads in emacs implementation
Date: Mon, 6 Jun 2005 22:59:59 -0400

On 6/6/05, Miles Bader <address@hidden> wrote:
> On 6/7/05, Denis Bueno <address@hidden> wrote:
> > Having said that, my question is, has thought been put into
> > multithreading parts of Emacs?
> Yes.  It's very hard, because Emacs has lots and lots of global state
> and lots and lots of code that doesn't expect to deal with threading
> issues.  Writing multi-threaded code from scratch isn't all that hard,
> but making an existing massive code-base thread-safe is a very
> different thing.
> A search of the mailing list archives for emacs-devel should turn up
> something I think.

I tried that, but, searching for 'thread' in a huge database of
mailing list 'threads' is not as useful as one might think. =]

Is there one conversation in particular you are thinking of?


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