Pthreads (POSIX Threads) is a standardised C-based API for creating and manipulating threads on a POSIX-compliant system. It is defined by the standard "POSIX.1c, Threads extensions (IEEE Std 1003.1c-1995)", and subsequently by the Single Unix Specification.

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Implementation involving POSIX, semaphores, and locks

I am trying to get over my fear of multithreading programming and teaching myself to code using POSIX. I wrote a small version of the consumer producer problem. I am hoping I can get some feedback if ...
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Consumer-Producer Problem: POSIX Thread

I have implemented a producer consumer problem, following the resources below: Oracle doc CSEE I have used mutex_t and ...
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Scalability of C server implementation based on pthreads

I am wondering about the feasibility of the following basic implementation of a server and how well it would scale. I know that large-scale, distributed servers should probably be written in a ...
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First program with threads

This is my very first program that using threads. I use C++11 standard threads and I run it on Linux. The program create two threads that sums all the elements in a vector together. The first created ...
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Automate a dependency graph with parallel programming [closed]

I found a C/Linux exercise in a book, and I propose a code as a solution, please feel free to correct it. Here is the exercise : Taking into consideration the following dependency graph, which ...
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Thread-safe concurrent FIFO queue in C++

Is this the correct way to implement a thread-safe concurrent FIFO queue in C++? It requires passing unsigned char* arrays of binary data. Thread Safe Concurrent ...
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1 Producer, N Consumers working in parallel, each doing ~1/nth of a task

I am not wondering about error checking (will add that soon). I would like to know about correctness, efficiency and simplicity? ...
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Dining philosophers problem

Now I know this dining philosophers problem is researched a lot and there are resources everywhere. But I wrote a simple code to solve this problem with C and then turned to Internet to see if it's ...
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Threading lambda functions

I've created this very small header that allows direct creation of threads from lambdas. I can't find anything else similar on the net so I want to know whether there are any problems with this that I ...
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Demonstration of pthread calls

Please review for any unnecessary casting, memory leaks, wrong use of pthread call, or validation problems in the given code. ...
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Mutex locker class in C++

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Usage of Conditions Variables with Pthreads

This is just a program to show the use of condition variable when two threads are involved. One thread wants a non zero value of count, and other thread is responsible for signaling it when the count ...
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std::lock implementation in C with pthreads

I messed a little bit with pthreads and needed an alternative to the C++11 function std::lock (2 args are enough), and this is what I came up with: ...
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Is there a better way to thread this class function?

I have a class bar that keeps track of N instances of class foo in a ...
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Thread design for sending data to multiple servers?

Language: C++ Thread library: PThreads In the following code, checkServerExists function checks if the server exists in the vector. If it does, then the new ...
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Linux C++ Timer Class: How can I improve the accuracy?

I wrote this class today, but I am trying to figure out how to make it more accurate. I pass in seconds and multiply by 1000 to make it milliseconds, and the time does not line up. I need the ability ...
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Review a newbie's pthread code

I'm a pthread newbie and I've been giving myself a challenge: I want to have a resource that multiple threads can access at the same time as read. However, if a ...