Support for native OS threads ?

Mario Wolczko Mario.Wolczko at Eng.Sun.COM
Wed Apr 26 23:49:29 UTC 1995

   From: Reto Kramer <kramer at>
   Date: Tue, 25 Apr 95 13:19:37 METDST

   Does the current self system support 
   native OS threads ?

No, sorry.

   (At the moment I am working with ParcPlace
    Smalltalk and I have about 250 Processes
    around. It would be nice, if they were
    on the level of the OS as opposed to the
    VM and bytecodes, as they are at the moment)

Presumably you have a multiprocessor that could exploit the

It would be nice to put this into the Self VM, but it's not easy and I
can't imagine it happening anytime soon.


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