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Incorrect documentation for -nthreads #1716
However, 0 does not disable multi-threading; rather, it fully unleashes it.
I reckon the behaviour is fine, but the documentation doesn't match it.
Ok, so it's a bit more nuanced. Thanks to this user/post on the forum, I've come to realise the setting of this issue only applies to scripts currently. That probably changes what I would suggest to be the solution: maybe then, the documentation is ok (for binaries, there is a match between documentation and behaviour currently), but the behaviour for the scripting library currently isn't. Or you could rethink from scratch of course what you want