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is Thread a light-weight process?

 
Seetharaman Venkatasamy
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Hi Folks,

i read that thread is a light-weight process. but why Thread called as light-weight process ? i want to know the reason . please explain me
 
Sebastian Janisch
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seetharaman venkatasamy wrote:Hi Folks,

i read that thread is a light-weight process. but why Thread called as light-weight process ? i want to know the reason . please explain me


What is your definition of 'light-weight'?
 
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Google is your friend. (try this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Light-weight_process)
 
Seetharaman Venkatasamy
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thanks
 
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