[issue11618] Locks broken wrt timeouts on Windows
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Thu Apr 19 14:30:39 CEST 2012
Antoine Pitrou <pitrou at free.fr> added the comment:
> This uses critical sections and condition variables to avoid kernel
> mode switches for locks. Windows mutexes are expensive and for
> uncontented locks, this offers a big win.
Can you post some numbers?
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