[Ecls-list] hash-table implicit mp:lock

Juan Jose Garcia-Ripoll juanjose.garciaripoll at googlemail.com
Thu Jul 28 13:52:51 UTC 2011

On Thu, Jul 28, 2011 at 2:08 PM, Matthew Mondor <mm_lists at pulsar-zone.net>wrote:

> I noticed that ECL hash tables are automatically thread-synchronized
> using a lock.  I was wondering if this was inspired from other
> implementations?  Or does ECL itself need this other than for package
> hash tables?

This was discussed some time ago. The goal was to remove such
synchronization except where needed -- in packages. It was voted and agreed
upon, but I simply forgot to put it into practice. Thanks for reminding!


Instituto de Física Fundamental, CSIC
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