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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 23, 2013
An "enum" for Python 3
An unexpected perf feature
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
Btrfs aims for the mainline
Posted Jan 7, 2009 21:41 UTC (Wed) by martinfick (subscriber, #4455)
Posted Jan 7, 2009 23:32 UTC (Wed) by jzbiciak (✭ supporter ✭, #5246)
I'm sure it could cause some interesting thundering-herd behavior, though, if there are a lot of people waiting on the lock to release though. If a large number of CPUs are in the busywaiting loop when the lock releases, things get really fun I suppose.
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