[M3devel] Fwd: Fork bug

Dragiša Durić dragisha at m3w.org
Wed Jul 9 07:04:55 CEST 2014

We can implement specific MUTEX subclass with this behavior and use it where its use can be rationalised and where it is needed/correct-thing-to-do.

This way you get specific behavior without (in eyes of most people) breaking up with what has become normal and expected behavior of MUTEXes.

On 08 Jul 2014, at 21:20, Rodney M. Bates <rodney_bates at lcwb.coop> wrote:

> While we are working on MUTEX, I would like to propose making them
> what I believe is meant by a recursive mutex, that is, one thread
> can lock multiple times, the mutex being released only when the number
> of unlocks catches up with the number of locks.

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