Package libfullock

Fast User Level LOCK (FULLOCK) library for C/C++

fullock is an open-source software for user level lock library sup-
ported by Yahoo! JAPAN. It runs on user level and provides two types
lock. One is a shared reader/writer lock which has the same function-
ality with pthread_rwlock. Another is a shared mutex lock which also
has the same functionality with pthread_mutex.

Here is primary fullock features:

1. fullock is a thread safety library which can be used for multi-
processing as well as for multi-threading.

2. fullock releases a mutex lock safely even if a lock owner
process exit with 0 in which case OS doesn't release the lock.

3. fullock provides a shared reader/writer lock. A lock owner
thread can get another lock again without deadlock.

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fullock Fast User Level LOCK (FULLOCK) library for C/C++