Re: sched_yield() options

From: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo
Date: Mon Oct 20 2008 - 18:53:33 EST

Em Mon, Oct 20, 2008 at 03:34:07PM -0700, david@xxxxxxx escreveu:
> I've seen a lot of discussion about how sched_yield is abused by
> applications. I'm working with a developer on one application that looks
> like it's falling into this same trap (mutexes between threads and using
> sched_yield (or more precisely pthread_yield()) to let other threads get
> the lock)
> however I've been having a hard time tracking down the appropriate
> discussions to forward on to the developer (both for why what he's doing
> is bad, and for what he should be doing instead)
> could someone point out appropriate mailing list threads, or other
> documentation for this?

- Arnaldo
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