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From Greg Hudson <ghud...@MIT.EDU>
Subject Re: APR feature idea: named global mutex retrieval
Date Fri, 15 Apr 2005 19:47:56 GMT
On Fri, 2005-04-15 at 15:45, Peter N. Lundblad wrote:
> This idea is so simple and ellegant! My only concern is about contention
> if that function is used much (say every function in a library has to use
> it to ensure it was initialized). That might be over-paranoid, however.

Well, when possible, we'd retrieve a mutex once and hold onto it for a
while, e.g. when we create an FS object.  For the svn_utf case, we don't
have an object to hold onto, but we could stuff the mutex into the
current pool as a contention-free cache.


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