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    SubjectRe: Compiling C++ modules
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    On Tue, 25 Apr 2006 20:53:01 +0300, Avi Kivity said:

    > Additionally, C++ guarantees that if an exception is thrown after
    > spin_lock() is called, then the spin_unlock() will also be called.
    > That's an interesting mechanism by itself.

    Gaak. So let me get this straight - We lock something, then we hit
    an exception because something corrupted the lock. Then we *unlock* it
    so more code can trip over it.

    Sometimes the correct semantic is to *leave it locked*.
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