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From: Will Farr <farr@m...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Severe loss of performance due to new signal handling
Hello all,

As an aside, if anyone is interested in techniques for making atomic
transactions fast with low latency, etc, the paper

Atomic heap transactions and fine-grain interrupts by Olin Shivers,
James W. Clark and Roland McGrath:
http://www-static.cc.gatech.edu/~shivers/papers/heap.ps

presents several *neat* hacks to do this efficiently.  I'm sure that
the implementators on the list are already aware of this work, but I
just wanted to point it out as interesting reading for people (like
myself) who think this stuff is neat but don't necessarily have broad
experience with it.

Will