[perl #57678] [CAGE] Poor Man's Deadlock Detection

Will Coleda via RT parrotbug-followup at parrotcode.org
Mon Sep 21 06:34:32 UTC 2009

On Wed Aug 06 15:25:44 2008, Whiteknight wrote:
> In src/stm/backend.c:wait_for_version() there are a few XXX FIXME items:
> This algorithm is borrowed from Ennals' implementation.
> FIXME XXX look for better alternative (esp. one that'll let us do
> non-spinlocking?)
> FIXME XXX race in accessing n_interpreters?
> FIXME XXX race if other log goes away
> Further down, there's a TODO:
> TODO implement a real contention-manager interface for this instead
> Further down still, there's this comment:
> XXX better spinning
> I don't know what any of this means. Is there anybody around who knows STM?
> --Andrew Whitworth

STM has been removed. Rejecting ticket.

Will "Coke" Coleda

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