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4. What are the main families of threads? (Programming)




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This article is from the Threads Programming FAQ, by Bryan O'Sullivan bos@serpentine.com with numerous contributions by others.

4. What are the main families of threads? (Programming)

There are two main families of threads:
* POSIX-style threads, which generally run on Unix systems.
* Microsoft-style threads, which generally run on PCs.

These families can be further subdivided.

 

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