[concurrency-interest] Deadlock definition question

Marcelo Fukushima takeshi10 at gmail.com
Sun Jun 28 13:12:54 EDT 2009

i guess it would be an impasse-like deadlock but a deadlock nonetheless

On Sat, Jun 27, 2009 at 8:27 PM, Peter Veentjer<alarmnummer at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Guys,
> I have a corner case question about the definition of a deadlock.
> In most literature I see that there at least 2 threads need to be
> involved. But what if there is a single thread and a non reentrant
> lock? As thread still can get in a 'deadlock' like sitation when he
> tries to reacquire the lock he already owns. So 1 thread would be
> sufficient as well I would say.
> Peter
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Marcelo Takeshi Fukushima

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