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From Brian Pane <bp...@pacbell.net>
Subject Thoughts on locks
Date Tue, 26 Jun 2001 17:49:42 GMT
Please forgive me if this issue has been covered previously, but
I've been wondering lately about whether it would be useful to
add support for lightweight spin-locks as  a complement to the
current intraprocess locks in APR.  There are some places, like
the pool memory allocator, where a spinlock might perform better
than a pthread mutex.  Thoughts?

Thanks,
--Brian



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