POSIX Threads

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*Specification of The Open Group:

*creation of threads and waiting for their completion,
*mutual exclusion (necessary to access shared data structures),
*condition variables (useful to signal that a condition is satisfied another thread is waiting for),
*read/write locks to synchronize concurrent read and write accesses to a shared data structure.

*Free Implementations:

*GNU Portable Threads:
*Next Generation POSIX Threading by IBM:

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