basic books/guides on multithreading programming?

Piet van Oostrum piet at
Sat Feb 23 10:10:34 EST 2002

>>>>> Paul Rubin <phr-n2002a at> (PR) writes:

PR> Tripp Scott <tripps81 at> writes:
>> which ones do you recommend? examples in any language is fine, though
>> i prefer python, perl, or ruby. what i would like is guidance on what
>> is thread safety, how to achieve it, what are the issues in
>> multithreading programming, the global interpreter lock, and other
>> basics.

PR> There's a pretty good book called (I think) Java Threads.  I looked at it
PR> ages ago so I don't remember too much specific from it.  Python's threading
PR> module is sort of a subset of Java threads.

Maybe this one:
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