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Jeff Kesselman jeffk at tenetwork.com
Sun Apr 13 12:50:18 New Zealand Standard Time 1997


At 09:16 AM 4/13/97 -0700, you wrote:
>Check into the base code for your CriticalSection.  I've seen far to many
>such blobs whose definition of a critical section is that it is the ONLY
>thread in the application allowed to execute for the duration.  <shudder> 
>(This how OS/2 and Windows handle their "critical section" API's, and I've
>seen something similar in a library that shall remain nameless for SunOS).

Um, this IS the DEIFNITION of a "critical section".
If you are looking to semaphore a epice fo code, you shoudl write a real
semaphore and call it such.

JK

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JK




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