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Re: Thread starvation with mutex



Ulrich Drepper wrote:
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> > To me it reads like it is not optional, unless there is an inconsistency,
> > they have changed it in the patches, corregidendums or whatever the name is.
> > Where does it say is optional?
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> Because scheduling policies are optional.  There is no requirement to
> support it, especially not together with threads.

We do support SCHED_FIFO and SCHED_RR, though.  Is that what the
standard means by scheduling policies?

For normal tasks, i.e. SCHED_OTHER, let's just say that the normal
scheduling priority says the thread is starved :)

-- Jamie




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