GPGME CVS branched

Werner Koch wk at
Thu Dec 16 22:38:37 CET 2004

On Thu, 16 Dec 2004 22:08:12 +0100, Marcus Brinkmann said:

> Well, once you have mutex support, it doesn't hurt to use it when it
> comes in useful.  So, unless you can eliminate all uses, it doesn't
> make sense to talk about eliminating some of them.

Eventually libgcrypt will support hardware devices and then it will be
more than unlikely to get away without thread synchronization.
Libgcrypt's threads then need to get scheduled onto the available
hardware devices.  Well of course the hardware could provide this
scheduling but what if you want to mix different hardware (please
don't argument now, the OS kernel should do this).



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