Light (general) Inter-Process Mutex/Wait/Notify Synchronization?

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand
Tue Apr 28 01:21:56 CEST 2009

In message <mailman.4645.1240869985.11746.python-list at>, Gunter 
Henriksen wrote:

> I would ideally like to have something which does
> not need to make a system call in an uncontended
> case for the mutex.

In Linux you could use a futex.

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