John Baldwin jhb at FreeBSD.org
Mon Aug 16 11:29:36 PDT 2004

On Monday 16 August 2004 08:19 am, Roman Kurakin wrote:
> Hi,
>     Question to gurus. Does witness keep in mind lock recursion when
> it checks for LORs.

Well, I'm not sure if I understand exactly what you are asking, but witness 
only does lock order checks when you first acquire the lock.  Any recursive 
locks will skip the order checking altogether since recursive acquires can 
never block.  Similarly, trylock operations also stick order checks 
altogether since they can never block either.

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