[Full-disclosure] [Code-Crunchers] a simple race condition and how you'd solve it
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Fri Jul 3 02:01:34 BST 2009
On Fri, Jul 3, 2009 at 10:25 AM, Gadi Evron<ge at linuxbox.org> wrote:
> A friend recently demonstrated on his blog a simple race condition he
> encountered. He also challenged folks to solve the problem.
> There's an interesting discussion in the comments which is worth a quick
> Also, maybe someone here will come up with a cuter idea?
Posted my proposed solution in the comments, but will probably take a
while to be moderated.
Basically, you just need to check if you should still be computing,
and, at the end of computation, if your data is still "wanted".
> Gadi Evron,
> ge at linuxbox.org.
> Blog: http://gevron.livejournal.com/
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