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Re: [DotGNU]New monitor implementation

From: Gopal V
Subject: Re: [DotGNU]New monitor implementation
Date: Thu, 26 Jun 2003 07:32:37 +0530
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If memory serves me right, Thong (Tum) Nguyen wrote:
> - New monitor implementation :D.  The last one used GC memory to store
> monitors which fails miserably if the object being locked is a primitive
> array or string.  Took a while to figure out but the reason is because
> arrays are allocated in memory the GC doesn't scan (for speed).  One
> bonus is that the new implementation is faster and has good potential
> for speed improvements.

Chucked slow and easy for the fast and complicated ? ... good :)

> 353

new patch ?

> PS.  Still trying to get the relevant parts of pnet threadsafe so you
> might get random core dumps (especially if you're using lots of threads
> and thrashing them).

The good thing is that running csunit in multi-threaded mode will point
it out a lot better than debugging it as we run into an application 
error. This is very good as having reproducible bugs is better than 
trouble"shooting" one in the wild...

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