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    Hello all,

    It will be of great help if you can direct me to some good reading material on pthreads in linux. I have just got started with linux. I know about process, threads , resource sharing conceptually. So, something that involves step by step implementation along with brief theory will help me a lot..

    Thanks
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    hey that was cool... the link...

    Btw...I'm through the link 2 but they assume user's familiarity with Linux... so I was finding it a little difficult to follow....

    Nvm, thanks for help...

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    Try "POSIX threads" instead of just "pthreads".
    C programming resources:
    GNU C Function and Macro Index -- glibc reference manual
    The C Book -- nice online learner guide
    Current ISO draft standard
    CCAN -- new CPAN like open source library repository
    3 (different) GNU debugger tutorials: #1 -- #2 -- #3
    cpwiki -- our wiki on sourceforge

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    I really, really like the O'Reilly book Pthreads Programming: A POSIX Standard for Better Multiprocessing . Not too expensive, and covers the topic pretty completely.

    It assumes only a microscopic background in concurrency.
    Code:
    //try
    //{
    	if (a) do { f( b); } while(1);
    	else   do { f(!b); } while(1);
    //}

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    Quote Originally Posted by edesign View Post
    ...they assume user's familiarity with Linux...
    it's interesting that you point that out, given your original request:

    Quote Originally Posted by edesign View Post
    ...direct me to some good reading material on pthreads in linux
    I guess I assumed you had some familiarity with linux, given the fact that you're writing code for it.

    you could also look into boost::threads (C++ and other OO languages only). I have started using them a lot for my code, and I am pretty pleased with the results.

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    Quote Originally Posted by brewbuck View Post
    I really, really like the O'Reilly book Pthreads Programming: A POSIX Standard for Better Multiprocessing . Not too expensive, and covers the topic pretty completely.
    How would you compare with Butenhof's Programming with POSIX Threads?

    I've not seen the one you referenced, but it's about time I updated my library.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Elkvis View Post
    I guess I assumed you had some familiarity with linux, given the fact that you're writing code for it.
    ya, I started with being familiar with linux and went through basic stuff first but it takes time... plenty of things you get to learn gradually...

    Thanks all for help... I've found some good stuff, tutorials to start with... in fact I've already started...

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    I started my experiment on POSIX thread with the help of this tutorial. i think it is well suited for the beginners. Check it out......

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