Virtual Threads: A Short Note about Naming
brian.goetz at oracle.com
Thu Nov 21 19:09:00 UTC 2019
> I agree that naming is important. Not sure "virtual" is a winner
> because it has connotations of increased cost.
... though those costs are precisely analogous to the costs incurred by
virtual threads. Mounting a virtual thread on, or dismounting from, a
real thread requires work to copy stack frames, for example. These are
a precise analog of building and tearing down page tables.
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