[RC5] Linux clients

Randy McCaskill rmccask at comm-data.com
Tue Jan 20 17:00:33 EST 1998

On Tue, 20 Jan 1998, James Mastros wrote:

> 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

Solaris also has mt/~mt clients.


Randy McCaskill
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