A ``thread'' is an instance of a Deskshell
script being executed.
When the Desktop is running, there is always at least one
thread being executed -- the ``system thread''.
A new thread is created in the following situations:
for each desktop window
for each directory window
for each Treeview window
when the user triggers an icon
when a script executes a command in the background,
using the ``&'' operator
when a script performs an
when a pipeline is executed
The state of threads
How Deskshell commands are executed
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SCO OpenServer Release 5.0.7 -- 11 February 2003