Re: [vhdl-200x] RE: Posix Threads

Subject: Re: [vhdl-200x] RE: Posix Threads
Date: Wed Jun 11 2003 - 09:51:01 PDT

> From: Steve Casselman <>
> I like the synchronization aspects of Posix threads. "The Mutexes are simple
> lock primitives that can be used to control access to a shared resource and
> the condition variable which supplements mutexes by allowing threads to
> block and await a signal from another thread" (ripped off from somewhere on
> the net). Threads are used in Java and many other "latest greatest
> languages." We should make sure that we cover both Verilog style Fork/Join
> and Posix threads.
> Steve

I don't think you need both, the fork/join stuff is just a subset of the
p-threads functionality. A lot of the syntax in SystemVerilog (3.1) is
inconsistent and hard to extend - I'd try to avoid copying the style.


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