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Re: Terrific Dead Lock

From: Neil Jerram
Subject: Re: Terrific Dead Lock
Date: Wed, 16 Apr 2008 21:29:08 +0100
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address@hidden (Ludovic Courtès) writes:

> Hi,
> Neil Jerram <address@hidden> writes:
>> Yes, fine.  Sorry for forgetting about this.
> Thanks, applied.
>> (I wonder if SCM_CDR (scm_last_plist_filename) on one thread is
>> guaranteed to give a sane value, if there is another thread
>> simultaneously doing SCM_SETCDR (scm_last_plist_filename) - but I'm
>> not an expert in this kind of thing.)
> Yes, I suppose that's the assumption, and it's probably a reasonable one
> since `SCM_SETCDR' boils down to a single memory write.

Exactly.  If there is any risk here, I feel happy to live with it for


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