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2015/04/23 03:03

Why would we ever want a lock with a LIFO admission policy?

2015/04/20 19:27

I thought I'd collect a few notes on the topic of waiting policies in the context of locks. Lock algorithms in the literature are usually implemented via unbounded spinning. That's fine for an academic paper, but in practice it's almost never viable to use unbounded spinning. More typically, we'll use a spin-then-park policy where the spin phase is bounded, and a thread reverts to ...

2015/04/20 12:00
2015/04/17 20:07
GDB will be the weapon we fight with if we accidentally build Skynet.
2015/04/15 02:54
The IcedTea project provides a harness to build the source code from OpenJDK using Free Software build tools, along with additional features such as the ability to build against system libraries and support for alternative virtual machines and architectures beyond those supported by OpenJDK. This release updates our OpenJDK 7 support in the 2.5.x series […]
2015/04/15 02:40
The IcedTea project provides a harness to build the source code from OpenJDK using Free Software build tools, along with additional features such as a PulseAudio sound driver, the ability to build against system libraries and support for alternative virtual machines and architectures beyond those supported by OpenJDK. This release updates our OpenJDK 6 support […]
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