Re: Async I/O on IRIX 6.x?

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Tue, 15 Sep 1998 08:51:12 +0200

Alex Rousskov wrote:

> That's not what the man pages say though. Perhaps you know better.

Mine says this: (and it is also my previous understanding on the

       A condition variable must always be associated with a
       mutex, to avoid the race condition where a thread prepares
       to wait on a condition variable and another thread signals
       the condition just before the first thread actually waits
       on it.

Stew choosed to ignore this, and accept that it does race sometimes.

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