[concurrency-interest] Lock-free mania

Szabolcs Ferenczi szabolcs.ferenczi at gmail.com
Tue Apr 17 02:43:34 EDT 2007


On 17/04/07, David Holmes <dcholmes at optusnet.com.au> wrote:

> Nobody on this list in running Java on a transputer, so its irrelevant.

Neither do I. However, I would not say that it is irrelevant, since
what I said was that context switch is not necessarily an expensive
operation. I provided you an example for this. Why would it be
irrelevant?

> .... I suggest you go and read a lot of
> literature on the subject to understand where the motivation comes from.

Thank you very much. You have been most helpful indeed.

Best Regards,
Szabolcs


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