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From: Victor A. Wagner, Jr. (vawjr_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-06-05 11:22:33

a poor implementation is no reason to ass/u/me that the concept is poor
At Wednesday 2003-06-04 12:23, you wrote:

>Nicolas Fleury wrote:
> > >
> > > (Subject: Re: many semaphores)
> >
> > Would it be possible to post some code that "experience has shown" to be
> > error-prone using semaphores comparing with conditions/mutexes?
>Sure... thanks to the Microsoft Corp.
>Take a look at their brain-damaged "metered section" semaphore
>implementation. Note that MS "auto-reset event" is nothing but
>a binary sema (well, brain-dead "pulsing" aside for a moment).
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Victor A. Wagner Jr.
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