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Max # of threads on Unix?

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What is the maximum # of threads one can run simultaneously
on a machine running Unix? Is it a function of # of proccesors? Is it a function of amount of physical mem?
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The Posix standard specifies 255 threads in the pthreads api, however, UNIX is based on processes, not threads.
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