> Are calls to suspend and resume ref counted? iow, if i do this in
> pseudo-code:

No.  It just does a SIGSTOP and SIGCONT for suspend and resume.  The
first resume after N>=1 suspends will cause the task to restart.

> is that the way it works for pthreads?

Pthreads doesn't really have suspend/resume.  Just SIGSTOP and

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