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From: Alexander Terekhov (terekhov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-11-18 09:27:59

Peter Dimov wrote:
> Alexander Terekhov wrote:
> > Peter Dimov wrote:
> > [...]
> >> ... and please report the results. It would also help if you can try
> >> the same test with #define BOOST_LWM_USE_CRITICAL_SECTION.
> >
> > MS CRITICAL_SECTION impl seem to "handoff" lock ownership.
("CriticalSections? We have the ownership passing issues of course.")

> > That's not
> > good.
> Handoff lock ownership? This is code speak for what?
(DRB's latest essay on this; read this first)

> >
> This looks like a non-broken lightweight_mutex for Win32.

It was actually meant to replace the pthreads-win32 mutex impl. The
idea was to introduced it in the hypothetical pthreads-win32-and-64
(Subject: mutexes: "food for thought")

However, given rather slow progress (pretty much complete deadlock)
on the fronts of
(Subject: License wars)

I mean:
(Subject: changing pthreads-win32 license)

I don't expect much progress (on my part) in this respect either.


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