[RC5] Linux clients

James Mastros root at jennifer-unix.dyn.ml.org
Tue Jan 20 01:44:04 EST 1998


On Mon, 19 Jan 1998, Cedric Tefft wrote:
[...]
> I don't think it used to be, but now it's spelled out pretty clearly on
> the client download page (http://www.distributed.net/des/clients.html):
> 
> "Clients explictly marked with "MT" are multithreaded and depending on
> the operating system implementation of
> threads, may require special libraries. Multithreaded clients on single
> processored machines are still an advantage since this allows network
> activity to occur in parallel with normal client operations."
Is linux the only client with MT/~MT?  If so, the message should probably 
be
changed:  mt will work fine on any system runing linux 2.0 or higher...
(leastways, it should).

	-=- James Mastros

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