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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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