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Subject: Wait/wound mutexes
From: Andrew Johnson <anj@aps.anl.gov>
To: "core-talk@aps.anl.gov" <core-talk@aps.anl.gov>
Date: Sat, 11 May 2013 22:30:07 -0500 (CDT)
I've just been reading an interesting LWN article about a mutex design that allows random locking order of multiple mutexes without danger of deadlocks. This might be a useful approach for the multi-channel additions.

http://lwn.net/Articles/548909/

More details at the link in the first Conclusions paragraph.

- Andrew

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