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@@ -8,17 +8,17 @@ Mac. Atop these semaphores are implemented ProcessShared::Semaphore,
ProcessShared::Mutex. POSIX shared memory is used to implement
ProcessShared::SharedMemory.
-On Linux, POSIX semaphores support +sem_timedwait()+ which can wait on
+On Linux, POSIX semaphores support <tt>sem_timedwait()</tt> which can wait on
a semaphore but stop waiting after a timeout.
Mac OS X's implementation of POSIX semaphores does not support
timeouts. But, the Mach layer in Mac OS X has its own semaphores that
do support timeouts. Thus, process_shared implements a moderate
subset of the Mach API, which is quite a bit different from POSIX.
Namely, semaphores created in one process are not available in child
-processes created via +fork()+. Mach does provide the means to copy
+processes created via <tt>fork()</tt>. Mach does provide the means to copy
capabilities between tasks (Mach equivalent to processes).
-process_shared overrides Ruby's +fork+ methods so that semaphores are
+process_shared overrides Ruby's <tt>fork</tt> methods so that semaphores are
copied from parent to child to emulate the POSIX behavior.
This is an incomplete work in progress.

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