[concurrency-interest] Lock-free mania

Oliver Zeigermann oliver at zeigermann.de
Sun Apr 15 16:14:02 EDT 2007


2007/4/15, Szabolcs Ferenczi <szabolcs.ferenczi at gmail.com>:
> Why are people keen to invent so-called lock-free algorithms if they
> cannot prove the correctness nor can they test them? I think there are
> more cons than pros for the lock-free algorithms. What do you think?

No locks - no deadlocks :)

Oliver


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