Do we plan to get rid of LinuxThreads support anytime soon?

Staffan Larsen staffan.larsen at
Thu Apr 23 12:22:02 UTC 2015

I don’t think there is any reason to keep the LinuxThreads code anymore. It would be a welcome cleanup.


> On 23 apr 2015, at 14:15, Thomas Stüfe <thomas.stuefe at> wrote:
> Hi all,
> How long do we plan to continue support for LinuxThreads (vs NPTL) Linux
> variants? There would be some coding in os/linux which could be thrown away
> if we stopped supporting LinuxThreads.
> If we do not get rid of it: does Oracle still run tests on Linux variants
> which use LinuxThreads?
> Thanks!
> Regards, Thomas

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