From: Anthony Williams (anthony_w.geo_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-10-26 06:04:16
"Cory Nelson" <phrosty_at_[hidden]> writes:
> Is there a reason for wanting a priority? Why not make the lock fair.
> I'd rather have locks take out a ticket so everything is processed in
> a FIFO order, with no starvation.
I think it would be better with no priority, too. I'm working on an algorithm
FIFO means that the OS has no say in the wakeup order; it'd be better if all
the waiting threads could block on the same OS sync object, so the OS gets to
choose which to wake.
-- Anthony Williams Software Developer Just Software Solutions Ltd http://www.justsoftwaresolutions.co.uk
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