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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] write starvation of upgradable lock
From: Howard Hinnant (howard.hinnant_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-02-08 19:57:56

On Feb 8, 2015, at 6:38 PM, David Frank <david_frank56_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> From this discussion,
> There seems to be a starvation of writer with upgradable lock, I'm wondering if there is any fix/improvement with later release, e.g, 1.56, or 1.57

More info: The fair Terekhov algorithm is trivially adaptable to upgrade_mutex as shown in this paper from 2007:

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