Fast User Level LOCK library
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fullock

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FULLOCK - Fast User Level LOCK library

Overview

FULLOCK is a lock library provided by Yahoo! JAPAN, that is very fast and runs on user level.
This library provides two lock type.
One is shared reader/writer lock like that provided by fcntl, another is shared mutex which is specified by name.

These provide the functionality of more than pthread_rwlock and pthread_mutex, and is faster than fcntl.

Feature

  • Support multi-threading
  • Support multi-processing
  • Automatically unlock when the process is terminated while holding the lock
  • Automatically unlock when the thread is terminated while holding the lock
  • Automatically unlock when the file handle is closed while holding the lock
  • Not dead lock by same thread locking
  • Provide programming interface like posix mutex and rwlock

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License

This software is released under the MIT License, see the license file.

AntPickax

fullock is one of AntPickax products.

Copyright(C) 2015 Yahoo Japan Corporation.