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From "Valentin Bazavan" <>
Subject Re: Graceful child shutdown in the presence of accept serialization
Date Fri, 07 May 1999 23:42:36 GMT
Mutexes are not supposed to work among processes. Instead, semaphores should
be used. Posix memory-based semaphores would fit the bill nicely (on systems
that implement them).

Valentin Bazavan

On May 7,  3:18pm, Dean Gaudet wrote:
> Subject: Re: Graceful child shutdown in the presence of accept serializati
> On Fri, 7 May 1999, Manoj Kasichainula wrote:
> > USE_PTHREAD_SERIALIZED_ACCEPT is active, we use a single mutex which
> > protects across processes as well as within a process, so no extra
> > locks have been needed.  Unforturnately, the only solution is to add
> USE_PTHREAD_SERIALIZED_ACCEPT doesn't work though... we tried to use it on
> solaris, the only system which actually claims to implement interprocess
> pthread mutexes, and we ran into heaps of troubles, so we reverted.
> Dean
>-- End of excerpt from Dean Gaudet

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