On Monday 30 July 2007, Michael S wrote:
> Good day all,
> I am not sure this is the correct list for my
> question, I am still going to ask though.
> I am a 3rd year computer science student and in the
> fall I am going to be taking courses in network and
> system programming (with pthread). As a lot of
> universities do, mine also teaches these courses on
> Linux. I was wondering if there was a lot of
> difference in socket and multi-threaded programming
> between Linux and FreeBSD?
Pthreads is a standardized interface available on both Linux and FreeBSD, so
there should not be any differences between them. Likewise for sockets. The
only really minor difference I can think of right now is the sa_len member of
struct sockaddr which is available on FreeBSD but not on Linux.
The cool thing about FreeBSD is that everything you need to program is already
Pieter de Goeje
> Thanks in advance,
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