[MUD-Dev] Re: TECH: Distributed Muds

asnellin at san.rr.com asnellin at san.rr.com
Mon May 21 12:42:41 New Zealand Standard Time 2001

On Tue, 15 May 2001, Bruce wrote:

> Grab a book on POSIX threads, or some similarly good reference.  You
> can play various games to mitigate troubles resulting from the stack
> size (like specifying your own stacks, setting stack size, etc).
> But, really, see the MUD-Dev archive for other, IMHO better,
> threading models.  Thread-per-connection really isn't that great for
> a number of reasons, most of which have been discussed in the past,
> even the relatively near past (2 weeks ago?).

Yeah, I've been following the discussions on this for a few months
now. Can you recommend a particular book? I have the Stevens book on
Unix Network Programming, but it does not go into great detail on
POSIX threads.


-- Andrew

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