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From: Rene Rivera (grafik666_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-11-25 02:00:07

[2002-11-22] Anichini, Steve wrote:
>Just a question out of curiosity - can the semaphore node have a count
>greater than 1? For instance, say I wanted a semaphore node that allowed
>only 2 simultaneous commands. Can't really think of a case where that would
>be necessary, though, so maybe its academic.

Here's a case... Say you have a compute intensive link step, I do and there
was someone else (can't remember who right know) who has 10 minute links,
and you happen to have a multiple CPU machine... It would be nice to be able
to run two links at the same time to make use of the CPUs.

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