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From Jim Jagielski <>
Subject Re: slotmem API notes
Date Fri, 15 May 2009 12:47:50 GMT

On May 14, 2009, at 7:41 PM, Chris Darroch wrote:

> Jim Jagielski wrote:
>> On May 14, 2009, at 3:36 AM, jean-frederic clere wrote:
>> Yeah... when a do is done, we want to ensure that
>> none of the slots change since we are touching all slots.
>> In general, we assume that with get and put, only one thread is
>> touch any particular slot at one time.
>  What about multiple processes performing a put() on the same
> slot?  It sounds like the current use case tends to be strictly
> intra-process, but the API doesn't require that, I believe.

Well, my assumption is that only 1 thread would be working
on a slot at a given time (thinking of scoreboard as an
example), but agree that that might be short-sighted :)

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