[concurrency-interest] spurious wakeups semantics

Alexander Terekhov TEREKHOV at de.ibm.com
Fri Nov 4 13:16:00 EST 2005

Jeremy Manson <jmanson at cs.purdue.edu> wrote:
> Alexander Terekhov wrote:
> >
> >>No one is really sure where they came from.
> >
> >
> > http://citeseer.ist.psu.edu/birrell87synchronization.html
> >
> This paper gives the same implementation that David describes as broken
> in the POSIX rationale, no?

Uhmm, he said:

: The POSIX rationale shows a piece of broken code and uses that to
: justify the possibility of spurious wakeups.

I have no idea what piece of broken code in the POSIX rationale David
was talking about.


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