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Re: Recursive locks:killer application. Do they have one?

by roboticus (Canon)
on Feb 02, 2012 at 11:34 UTC ( #951413=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Recursive locks:killer application. Do they have one?

BrowserUk:

I used to do a good bit of real-time programming (motion control systems) and haven't used recursive locks. I once thought to use them, but a more-experienced co-worker gave a similar argument against them, and suggested an algorithm change. Since then, I hadn't come up with any need for them. It's pretty convincing to me.

...roboticus

When your only tool is a hammer, all problems look like your thumb.


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