chapter  6
THE T —T
HREAD SSENTIAL OMPONENT
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You have investigated several aspects of threads in previous chapters, including their purpose, creation, composition, and usage. In this chapter, you will explore all the services that directly affect threads. To get started, you will review the purpose as well as the contents of the Thread Control Block. You will also examine each of the thread services, with an emphasis on the features and capabilities of each service.