[Mongrel] [ANN] fastthread 0.6.1
luislavena at gmail.com
Sun Dec 31 23:21:56 EST 2006
On 12/31/06, Zed A. Shaw <zedshaw at zedshaw.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 31 Dec 2006 02:04:32 -0500
> MenTaLguY <mental at rydia.net> wrote:
> > I just realized -- if fastthread can be included while Mutex-using code
> > is already running, then the definition and replacement of the classes
> > needs to happen atomically. Otherwise, it creates a race condition
> > where a thread can e.g. end up seeing an incompletely defined Mutex
> > class or none at all.
> > fastthread 0.6.1 addresses this by defining the classes and then
> > atomically swapping the constant definitions as a final step.
> Very nice mental, I'll push out new gems for unix and win32 later today.
Hey Zed, I already uploaded the mswin32 gem of fastthread 0.6.1 ...
btw, Happy New Year!
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