Are there languages that support threads?
Currently, Ada, Modula-3, Python 1.4, SmallTalk/X, Objective-C/ Gnustep
and Java have intrinsic language elements to support threads (for example,
Ada has the 'Select' statement which is a "thread guard"). However,
the Linux implementations of these languages do not yet support the new
Naturally, C and C++ can make calls to spawn threads and processes,
but there are no language elements to support them beyond these system
calls. See below for a listing of available languages:
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