[ntp:hackers] [Gpsd-dev] A lightweight synchronization mechanism for shared memory

Eric Raymond esr at thyrsus.com
Fri Mar 25 10:06:05 UTC 2011


Håkan Johansson <f96hajo at chalmers.se>:
> Going to a more-than-1 entry buffer does not immediately give any
> further guarantees, but it does open another loophole:

One of the objectives of this method is to be starkly simple and lightweight.
I am therefore not inclined to pursue generalizations that are more complex and
use more storage.
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		<a href="http://www.catb.org/~esr/">Eric S. Raymond</a>


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