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Recursive locks:killer application. Do they have one?by BrowserUk (Pope)
|on Feb 02, 2012 at 04:01 UTC||Need Help??|
BrowserUk has asked for the
wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:
There is a school of thought, to which I think I am rapidly coming, that suggests that recursive locks are not just unnecessary, but actually dangerous.
My question is, does anyone know of a particular algorithm or use-case that would be impossible or difficult to implement without recursive locks?
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