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Good Algorithm for "Multiple Readers"/"Multiple Writers"
- From: "Stephen Croall" <scroall at tibco dot com>
- To: <pthreads-win32 at sources dot redhat dot com>
- Date: Thu, 8 Dec 2005 01:09:46 -0800
- Subject: Good Algorithm for "Multiple Readers"/"Multiple Writers"
I'm looking for a good, performant algorithm for "multiple
reader"/"multiple writer" locking.
I'm in the process of writing my own but I would rather not fall into
any common pitfalls, especially since performance & scalability are
Is anyone aware of whether POSIX implements this type of lock? I can't
seem to find any reference to it in the POSIX documentation.
J. Senior Software Engineer, Tibco Software Ltd.
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