[Techtalk] Priority inheritance

Jeff Dike jdike at karaya.com
Tue Jan 15 22:07:33 EST 2002

raven at oneeyedcrow.net said:
> (Or do processes generally work more efficiently than that?  If they
> free up $50, do they keep it and try to reuse it themselves, or do
> they release it back to the OS when they can and then request what
> they need?  Or does it depend on the process?  If that, which way is
> optimal?)

I think the bank analogy is breaking down here.  It was a really good way
to start this off, though.

For questions like this, it seems like you have to start talking about
semaphores and spinlocks and stuff.


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