krb5 libraries and circular dependencies

Jeffrey Hutzelman jhutz at
Thu Jun 3 04:10:42 EDT 2010

--On Monday, May 31, 2010 07:48:35 PM -0500 Nicolas Williams 
<Nicolas.Williams at> wrote:

> On Mon, May 31, 2010 at 02:18:19PM -0400, Ken Raeburn wrote:
>> On May 31, 2010, at 11:51, Nicolas Williams wrote:
>> > Does any modern Unix or Unix-like OS supported by MIT use anything
>> > other than pthreads now?
>> Unless you count Solaris threads or Mach threads, no, I don't think
> There's no reason to use Solaris threads instead of pthreads: under the
> hood they are the same thing.

To be extra-clear: Solaris threads and pthreads are different API's onto 
the same underlying thread system.  You can mix and match the API's with 

> I don't know about Mach (or did you mean MacOS?).

If you look closely and squint just right, MacOS _is_ Mach.

-- Jeff

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