Rouvas Stathis wrote:
> Manuel Lemos wrote:
> >
> > > > For example, multi-threading. Looking at the PHP sources, I can see this
> > > > would be fairly easy to implement on some most server modules. Before I
> > > > get fried by people for suggesting this, I know there are many functions
> > > > that are not thread safe, such the ob_* functions. But as far as I can
> > > > see threading would be well suited to some PHP tasks...
> >
> > You can use the pcntl extension if you are using any (fork capable)
> > Unix.
> Can you elaborate on the "pcntl extension", please?
> What is it?

It is an extension that lets you create child processes with Unix fork.
It does not work on Windows because it can't fork.

> How do you use it?

You have to ask Jason Greene because it is not yet documented.

Manuel Lemos

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