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Date: 2006-03-11 (15:26)
From: Florian Weimer <fw@d...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] STM support in OCaml
> I have no idea if Linux, for example, running SMP kernel,
> is smart enough to know if a mutex is shared between two
> processing units or not: AFAIK Linux doesn't support
> interprocess mutex.

Uhm, Linux and GNU libc do support them for quite some time (many
years if you used one of the enterprise variants which backported them
to Linux 2.4).