[gambit-list] Suggesting silently released mutexes

Christian Jaeger christian at pflanze.mine.nu
Sat May 24 05:47:00 EDT 2008

Christian Jaeger wrote:
> (All that can happen is that a C call frame will remain on the C 
> stack if the termination happens to be during the callback, which is 
> just a (rare) leak which is unavoidable anyway.)

Hm, after thinking (sleeping) over it, maybe this isn't true after all, 
and hence the whole silently-released mutexes idea futile (and actually 
dangerous); in any case this remains to be verified; I'll confirm the 
usefulness/futility when done.


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