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An apparatus and method in digital processing provides a simple and efficient way of communicating parameters from a parent thread to child thread with two step thread creation. The method comprising the steps of: allocating hardware context for the child thread; enabling the parent thread to execute other instructions wherein parent thread register writes update both parent and child architectural registers; and spawning the child thread. In essence, the parent thread sends parameters to the child by writing to the parent's registers prior to spawning of the child thread.

Title
Two step thread creation with register renaming
Application Number
9/201034
Publication Number
6286027 (B1)
Application Date
November 30, 1998
Publication Date
September 4, 2001
Inventor
Hubert Rae McLellan Jr
Summit
NJ, US
Tor E Jeremiassen
Somerset
NJ, US
Harry Dwyer III
Annadale
NJ, US
Assignee
Lucent Technologies
NJ, US
IPC
G06F 9/00
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