Is it better to use threads or fork in the following case

Diez B. Roggisch deets at nospam.web.de
Sun May 3 22:16:49 CEST 2009


grocery_stocker schrieb:
> Let's say there is a new zip file with updated information every 30
> minutes on a remote website. Now, I wanna connect to this website
> every 30 minutes, download the file, extract the information, and then
> have the program search the file search for certain items.
> 
> Would it be better to use threads to break this up? I have one thread
> download the data and then have another to actually process the data .
> Or would it be better to use fork?

Neither. Why do you think you need concurrency at all?

Diez




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