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Re: attn: ghudson; FSFS and multi-threading on Unix broken?

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2005-04-05 17:45:16 CEST

On Tue, 2005-04-05 at 11:32, Ryan Bloom wrote:
> I'm confused. APR already has the ability to have a per-thread lock.
> I believe it is called a global_lock. The way this is implemented
> depends on the platform, but for Linux I am pretty sure it is a fcntl
> lock for inter-process and a pthread lock for intra-process. For AIX,
> it is a cross-process pthread lock.

A cross-process pthread lock would be specific to a particular machine.
FSFS has to work on a network filesystem.

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