From: Lie-Quan Lee (llee1_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-03-22 22:45:05
At Thu, 22 Mar 2001 22:31:30 -0500,
Rich Lee wrote:
> At Thu, 22 Mar 2001 11:19:09 -0600,
> William Kempf wrote:
> > Pthreads don't allow for timed locking. So the condition variable is needed
> > for simulating this.
> Ok. To simulate timed locking, you need a condition
> variable. However, norm locking (do_lock) does not need to wait on
> the condition, does it?
What I means is, maybe there is a way to have two different
do_unlock(), one for norm locking, the other for timed
locking. Somehow they could match well and let norm locking not to
wait on the condition.
-- Lie-Quan Lee
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