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From <...@covalent.net>
Subject Re: [PATCH] apr_lock.h update to remove/fix CROSS_PROCESS vs LOCKALL
Date Tue, 03 Jul 2001 19:48:06 GMT

> > I'm a bit surprised that none of the folks who were around when
> > CROSS_PROCESS vs. LOCKALL was invented have participated in the
> > discussion.  I think I'm at least as concerned with that as with
> > losing a lock flavor.
>
> I am the person who introduced all of that.  To be honest, I can't track
> all the e-mail anymore.  I now follow what I have time to follow, and get
> involved with things I feel strongly about.  For stuff I don't have strong
> opinions about, I tend to not get involved, because I just don't have the
> time.  Plus, when I introduced it, we were coding on Linux only.  I don't
> know that we have information of any platforms where a CROSS_PROCESS lock
> isn't LOCKALL, but I was nervous about it when I wrote the code.  And, I
> was using an older version of Linux, so threads were great back then.

s/were/were not/

> It's possible this isn't really an issue.  I just don't know.  :-){

Ryan

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Ryan Bloom                        	rbb@apache.org
Covalent Technologies			rbb@covalent.net
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