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Re: Modules loading modules?
On Sun, 1 Aug 2010, Paul Goyette wrote:
> Good point, and it will be a lot less work, too! :) And it solves the
> problem of not permitting a rmutex being used with condvars.
> One question: Since an adaptive kmutex_t already includes an owner field,
> would we really need to have another copy of it in the rmutex_t structure?
Why is there a need to hold a mutex across module loading instead of, say,
having a reference count tht's protected by a mutex? I thought holding a
mutex across a potentially blocking operation such as a module load is
considered bad practice.
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