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Date: 2003-03-24 (11:13)
From: Alessandro Baretta <alex@b...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Question on Mutexes

Xavier Leroy wrote:

> The system-level implementation of the thread library is a thin
> wrapper around POSIX or Win32 mutexes.  The POSIX spec says that the
> behavior of unlocking by another thread than the one that locked is
> undefined: some implementations can signal an error, others can "do
> the right thing", others can crash.

Of course, Ocaml does the "right thing", doesn't it? ;)


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