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Re: The Artists thing

Pedro Medeiros wrote:

> What about fork()? Does fork() has much latency?

Forks and threads are the same underlying mechanism in Linux - they are
both just wrappers for 'clone'...the difference being only in which
memory pages are duplicated and which are shared.

That's not the case in other UNIXen - and it's CERTAINLY not the
case under Windoze.  Under those systems, threads are generally
faster than forks.

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