On Thu, Jan 17, 2002 at 12:15:55AM +0900, Tobias DiPasquale wrote:
> PThreads are not native threads. PThreads is a package created at MIT to
> faciliate portable threading model. Tthey are user-space threads
> (switched by the process itself, susceptible to full process-block on
> single thread blocking).

From what I understand, pthreads are POSIX threads, and can be
implemented in user space or in kernel space.  MIT Pthreads is an
implementation of POSIX threads in user space.  LinuxThreads is also an
implementation of POSIX threads, but its threads are kernel-level
threads.

Paul