A mutex for inter-process ;-)
rrs at lakerest.net
Mon Mar 30 14:10:28 PDT 2009
I have recently written a small set of routines that allow
two process to have a "mutex" between them.. actually it allows
all of the threads in any set of processes to have mutexes between
Anyway it seems to be working fairly well.. I still have to write a
for it (documentation always last).. and eventually I would like to
some of the WITNESS type features since the mutex's have names..
I probably should also think about scaling it up a bit.. right now its
more for a small scale (100 or less mutexes)...
Who should I talk to about getting this in... having it reviewed etc.
it belongs in libthr since it really needs the tid of the pthreads
pthread_t type... and for now I have a horrible hack in to get it ;-)
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