El Miércoles, 2 de Julio de 2008, Charles Oliver Nutter escribió:
> Robert Klemme wrote:
> > On 02.07.2008 18:29, barjunk wrote:
> >> 4 - Native threads are used in Jruby, and in Ruby 1.9 YARV
> >
> > JRuby yes.  I am not sure about 1.9 - I believe native threads are not
> > yet completely supported there.
>
> Ruby 1.9's threads are native, but they are not allowed to run in
> parallel because most of the core structures in Ruby are not thread-safe
> (as in kernel-level thread safe).

AFAIK one of the advantages of green threads is that they are a bit faster. 
What is the purpose of native threads in Ruby 1.9 if they cannot run in 
parallel?

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Iñaki Baz Castillo