Author loewis
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Date 2010-04-13.23:22:58
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> Maybe the state of this discussion is my fault for not being clear
> enough. Let's abandon terms such as "broken" and "roundrobin."  CS
> theory has the perfectly useful terms "fair" and "unfair."  The fact
> of the matter is this: the pthread GIL (implemented as LEGACY gil) is
> an "unfair" syncronization primitve.

That's not really true. The Linux condition variable (from glibc
linuxthreads), for example, implements "fair" synchronization. Other
implementations may do the same.
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