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From Aaron Bannert <aa...@clove.org>
Subject Re: [PATCH] Win32: Why explicitly futz with the file pointer?
Date Sun, 20 Oct 2002 23:43:25 GMT
On Sun, Oct 20, 2002 at 06:39:36PM -0500, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
> >I like the idea, but yeah, to have a global mutex on windows you have
> >to give it a filename (so the non-related processes can rendezvous on
> >the same mutex).
> 
> Doesn't it make more sense to use a file lock instead of a mutex?
> [They should be effectively the same construct, performance wise.]

Umm...good point. :)  <places bag on head>

-aaron

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