Re: A better interface, perhaps: a timed signal flag

From: Alan Cox
Date: Fri Jul 28 2006 - 16:16:02 EST

Ar Gwe, 2006-07-28 am 16:12 -0400, ysgrifennodd Steven Rostedt:
> what the kernel does with wake_up. That way you can sleep till another
> process/thread is done with what it was doing and wake up the other task
> when done, without the use of signals. Or is there something that
> already does this?

futex and sys5 semaphore both do this. The latter is very portable but a
bit less efficient.

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