cvs commit: src/lib/libthr/thread thr_mutex.c src/lib/libkse/thread thr_mutex.c src/include pthread.h

Kris Kennaway kris at
Tue Oct 30 10:54:49 PDT 2007

David Xu wrote:
> Kris Kennaway wrote:
> <snip>
>>> My last commit improves mysql select-smack benchmark on 4-core xeon from
>>> 48000 queries/s to 70000 queries/s, so my work is alternative way
>> No, that is an orthogonal issue that (after measurement) does not 
>> solve the same problem that is addressed by this change.  I'd be happy 
>> to discuss it with you in more detail if you are interested.  We could 
>> also discuss the fact that super-smack is a questionable target to be 
>> optimizing because the main performance problems seem to be from a 
>> very poor benchmark design.
>> I claim that real-world applications do not commonly do I/O in units 
>> of 1 byte :)
> I'd rather to believe it is scheduling problem, spin loops does not help
> it, but sched_yield() loops does help it a lot.

Sure, maybe.  It's still a completely orthogonal problem.


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