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Re: Threads Vs Fork

by zentara (Archbishop)
on Nov 08, 2008 at 14:48 UTC ( #722403=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Threads Vs Fork

Try Simple threaded chat server and see how it works for you. What you want to watch out for is a memory gain after a long run time. The thing is forks cleanup after themselves completely, whearas a threaded app MAY retain some useless references and gain memory with prolonged usage.

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