cygwin 1.5.6 release notes - comments needed

Thomas Pfaff tpfaff@gmx.net
Mon Dec 15 14:44:00 GMT 2003


Christopher Faylor wrote:

> On Mon, Dec 15, 2003 at 03:33:07PM +0100, Thomas Pfaff wrote:
> 
>>Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>
>>>On Mon, Dec 15, 2003 at 02:03:54PM +0100, Thomas Pfaff wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>>I have not touched the mutex code.
>>>
>>>
>>>See your ChangeLog entry of 2003-10-24, among others.
>>
>>This is has nothing to do with pthread_mutex objects.
> 
> 
> And I didn't mention pthread_mutex objects...

Your comment was :
- Fix pthread mutex handling.  (Thomas Pfaff)

Nevertheless, the mutex code that Rob has created was ok but slow, since 
he has used kernel mutexes.
The problem was that the list inserts and deletes has not been thread safe.

Thomas



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