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From: Greer, Joe (jgreer_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-02 10:55:54

> -----Original Message-----
> Running the test program, the semaphore version gives a timing of 16s
> compiled
> with gcc-mingw-4.0.1, and 22s compiled with MSVC 7.1, on my machine.
> mutex
> version gives timings of 23s (gcc) and 29s (MSVC), so the semaphore
> version is
> clearly faster.

Why use either? I wrote an implantation using critical sections and my
timings are:

Semaphores: 20
Mutex: 27
Critical section: 0

I must be missing something vital.


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