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Programming with Posix Threads

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With this practical book, you will attain a solid understanding of threads and will discover how to put this powerful mode of programming to work in real-world applications. The primary advantage of threaded programming is that it enables your applications to accomplish more than one task at the same time by using the number-crunching power of multiprocessor parallelism ...more
Paperback, 400 pages
Published May 26th 1997 by Addison-Wesley Professional (first published May 15th 1993)
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Nick Black
Nov 27, 2008 rated it it was amazing
By far the most authoritative and complete book on IEEE 1003.1 POSIX threads, with some coverage of DECThreads, Solaris threads and GNUThreads thrown in for taste. The only good coverage I know of advanced issues like cancellation (both deferred and asynchronous), stack attributes, signal interaction and _atfork() handling, superior coverage of everything else -- don't bother with books like O'Reilly's Pthreads Programming or the even worse bookmill productions out there; Addison-Wesley's done ...more
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