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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Fast Userspace Mutexes III.
On Tue, 5 Mar 2002, Rusty Russell wrote:

> In message <Pine.LNX.4.44.0203041953480.1561-100000@blue1.dev.mcafeelabs.com> y
> ou write:
> > On Tue, 5 Mar 2002, Rusty Russell wrote:
> >
> > > In message <1015293007.882.87.camel@phantasy> you write:
> > > > On Mon, 2002-03-04 at 17:15, Davide Libenzi wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > That's great. What if the process holding the mutex dies while there're
> > > > > sleeping tasks waiting for it ?
>
> I don't see that. Your data, your program, your funeral, yes?
>
> Want to autoclean the lock? There are many ways to do this in
> userspace. For most cases, the problem is "and then what"?

I tried hard to remember cases where fetures of IPC sems have been handy
to me but i failed.

*as designed*



- Davide


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