Evan Weaver on 1 Oct 2007 06:38:18 -0000

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[PhillyOnRails] fibers vs green threads

  • From: "Evan Weaver" <evan@cloudbur.st>
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  • Subject: [PhillyOnRails] fibers vs green threads
  • Date: Mon, 1 Oct 2007 02:37:38 -0400
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Does the presence of fibers in Ruby 1.9 make up for the lack of green threads?

Green threading is cooperative based on blocking selects(), not
explicit yields, so I would guess not, but maybe there's some way to
automatically schedule fibers so that none get starved?


Evan Weaver
Cloudburst, LLC
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