Subject: Re: fsync performance hit on 1.6.1
To: NetBSD Kernel Technical Discussion List <tech-kern@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 07/09/2003 08:15:35
On Jul 8,  9:47pm, ("Greg A. Woods") wrote:
-- Subject: Re: fsync performance hit on 1.6.1

It is in /current, not a release.


| If there is a sem_open() implementation for an existing NetBSD release
| then I'd like to know where to find it.
| Or do you mean that POSIX semaphores do need two system calls to create
| and initialize a semaphore (and thus require the same care to avoid a
| race condition when two processes or threads try to create it at the
| same time).  The synopsis for sem_open() suggests otherwise:
| "initialize and open a named semaphore".
| -- 
| 								Greg A. Woods
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-- End of excerpt from "Greg A. Woods"