The Solo Operating System: Processes, Monitors and Classes

  • Per Brinch Hansen
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Abstract

This paper describes the implementation of the Solo operating system written in Concurrent Pascal. It explains the overall structure and details of the system in which concurrent processes communicate by means of a hierarchy of monitors and classes. The concurrent program is a sequence of nearly independent components of less than one page of text each. The system has been operating since May 1975.

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References

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