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Add your comment Your name: Creating and destroying a mutex 3. Condition variable attributes 5.

Programming with POSIX ® Threads

A version using multiple processes 1. Avoiding incorrect code 8.

User and terminal identification 6. Cooperate to avoid deadlocks 8. By far the most authoritative and complete book on IEEE You then move to more advanced topics such as attributes objects, thread-specific data, and realtime scheduling. You can also subscribe to this blog by email using the form on the left. This includes barriers and read-write locks, though barriers are still optional and the read-write locks have a slightly different poskx.


Programming with Posix Threads

Paperbackpages. Niraj Singh rated it really liked it Aug 24, Too many mutexes will not help 8. Buhenhof number generation 6. Robert rated it really liked it Jul 22, Stack guard size Asynchronous programming is intuitive Ken rated it really liked it Jun 25, Many-to-one user level 5.

About the examples in this book 1. Waiting on a condition variable 3. Benefits of threading 1. Refresh and try again. Problems with realtime scheduling 5.

Programming with POSIX ® Threads [Book]

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Steven rated it really liked it Aug 14, Sharing stacks and related memory corrupters 8. Books by David R. Comment on this post. Locking and unlocking a mutex 3.

Programming with Posix Threads by David R. Butenhof

Faulty assumptions about memory visibility that happened to be true for single core machines are often demonstrably false for multicore and multiprocessor machines, so the dangers of deadlock, livelock and race conditions are ever more present. Hints to avoid debugging 8. Max Lybbert rated progamming liked it Oct 08, But what about existing libraries? Anil Joshi rated it really liked it Aug 03, Modifying libraries to be thread-safe 7.


Using more than one mutex 3. Living with legacy libraries 8. Numerous annotated examples are used to illustrate real-world concepts.

Beware of priority inversion 8.