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    On Wed, 19 Jun 2002 04:56:06 +1000, Rusty Russell wrote:

    >On Mon, 17 Jun 2002 17:46:29 -0700
    >David Schwartz <davids@webmaster.com> wrote:

    >>"The sched_yield() function shall force the running thread to relinquish
    >>the
    >>processor until it again becomes the head of its thread list. It takes no
    >>arguments."

    >Notice how incredibly useless this definition is. It's even defined in
    >terms
    >of UP.

    Huh?! This definition is beautiful in that it makes no such assumptions. How
    would you say this is invalid on an SMP machine? By "the processor", they
    mean "the process on which the thread is running" (the only one it could
    relinquish, after all).

    DS


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