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From Justin Erenkrantz <jus...@erenkrantz.com>
Subject Re: [PATCH] Strawman at fixing disjoint process locking
Date Fri, 04 Jun 2004 15:11:44 GMT
--On Friday, June 4, 2004 8:12 AM -0500 "William A. Rowe, Jr." 
<wrowe@rowe-clan.net> wrote:

> Now that proposal I like.  We will still need one flag, however, and I'd
> suggest APR_LOCK_DEFAULT_NAMED, to insist to APR that it choose
> a lockmech, appropriate to the platform, which will take the fname and
> create a joinable mutex.  If this flag isn't passed, and no specific locking
> mechansim is requested, APR is free to use any anonymous and therefore
> unjoinable mechanism it prefers in apr_global_mutex_create().

Sounds reasonable to add a new apr_lockmech_e for this.  -- justin

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