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From: Alexander Terekhov <>
To: Blanco Alejandro-EAB005 <>
Cc: "'Ross Johnson'" <>,
Subject: RE: FW: sem_getvalue()
Date: Thu, 09 Sep 2004 13:55:00 -0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <31173C0B4EF5D611A021009027CB2CBD04EE2CCE@fl08exm04>

> "The updated value represents an actual semaphore value..."

Semaphore value is either zero or positive. See XBD. Reporting 
number of waiters as negative value is "optional" and you shall
not rely on this feature. As I said, stay away from semas (if
you have a choice).


  reply	other threads:[~2004-09-09 13:55 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2004-09-09 12:59 Blanco Alejandro-EAB005
2004-09-09 13:55 ` Alexander Terekhov [this message]
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2004-09-09 14:12 Blanco Alejandro-EAB005
2004-09-09 14:26 ` Alexander Terekhov
2004-09-08 20:17 Blanco Alejandro-EAB005
2004-09-08 20:34 ` Alexander Terekhov
2004-09-08 18:59 Blanco Alejandro-EAB005
2004-09-08 19:59 ` Alexander Terekhov
2004-09-09  9:11 ` Ross Johnson

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