[mythtv] crash in mythbackend

Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Wed May 14 19:33:34 EDT 2003

On Mon, May 12, 2003 at 02:52:14PM -0400, James Knight wrote:
> I'm not ANTI-threads, they are useful for some things, but I think 
> people use them too much. Isolation is a good thing -- it increases 
> reliability.

It's also much easier to kill a locked process if it's a *process* and
not a thread... which hews closer to the Unix philosophy IMHO, anyway.

AFAIC, you should only use threads when you have no other choice.

But I'm not writing code, so what does *my* opinion count for?  :-)

-- jra
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