[Pharo-project] leaking semaphores

Henrik Johansen henrik.s.johansen at veloxit.no
Thu Mar 1 03:43:34 EST 2012

On Mar 1, 2012, at 8:38 AM, Guido Stepken wrote:

> Sooner or later Pharo Smalltalkers will have to read into this paper:
> http://www.lemis.com/grog/SMPng/USENIX/paper.ascii
> Why? Pharo is a OS on top of another OS. The same principles apply here. Without considering these principles or algorithms (no more or as little semaphores as possible, replaced by wait_queues with adjustable priorities), Pharo will suffer those problems.
> tnx 4 understanding, Guido Stepken

I could enumerate the ways you are off target in this context, but that would be wasting my time.

thx 4 the laugh, Henry

p.s. The paper itself is indeed quite good and worth reading :D
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