[Mono-list] ThreadPool, why?

Jeffrey Stedfast fejj@ximian.com
Wed, 27 Aug 2003 15:59:57 -0400

the overhead of launching a new thread can be quite substantial for some
operating systems, others might not be quite so bad, but even so -
re-using threads is always a lot less overhead than spawning news ones.


On Wed, 2003-08-27 at 21:31 +0200, Sergio Blanco Cuaresma wrote:
> Hello!
> I don't understand the benefits of using a ThreadPool instead of
> launching simple Threads, I have read in several articles that its just
> more efficient, but I don't know why? What are the advantages of using
> ThreadPools ?
> Thanks!
Jeffrey Stedfast
Evolution Hacker - Ximian, Inc.
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