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From Jeff Trawick <traw...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Posix sems still not recommended?
Date Mon, 30 Mar 2009 18:58:24 GMT
On Mon, Mar 30, 2009 at 2:33 PM, Jeff Trawick <trawick@gmail.com> wrote:

>
>
> On Mon, Mar 30, 2009 at 2:07 PM, Jim Jagielski <jim@jagunet.com> wrote:
>
>> Anyone know if:
>>
>>  # POSIX semaphores and cross-process pthread mutexes are not
>>  # used by default since they have less desirable behaviour when
>>  # e.g. a process holding the mutex segfaults.
>>
>> is still applicable, at least for posix sems?
>
>
> AFAIK, the Solaris-specific recovery logic for cross-process pthread
> mutexes has been working reliably for a long time, but with the current wind
> direction APR is choosing fcntl(), which has sysdef implementations on that
>

ugh; "sysdef implications"


> platform.
>
> no clues here about the POSIX semaphores
>

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