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Re^2: Recursive locks:killer application. Do they have one?

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on Feb 02, 2012 at 14:14 UTC ( #951444=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


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

I find the following comment on StackOverflow quoting Dave Butenhof more convincing, the one that basically goes "if you think you need this, you're doing it wrong".

That said, the same goes for the whole multithreading paradigm ...

I'm guessing you didn't take the time to look up Dave Butenhof's main claim to fame?


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Examine what is said, not who speaks -- Silence betokens consent -- Love the truth but pardon error.
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The start of some sanity?


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Re^3: Recursive locks:killer application. Do they have one?
by mbethke (Hermit) on Feb 02, 2012 at 18:44 UTC
    I'm guessing you didn't take the time to look up Dave Butenhof's main claim to fame?
    No, I didn't have to. "The one quoting David Butenhof" was just meant to help identify the comment, not to say "I agree with it because Butenhof said it". I happen to find this particular argument of his convincing, no more, no less.

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