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Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 21:45:44 +0200
From: Markus Wichmann <>
To: "Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)" <>
Subject: Re: Simple question regarding read-write locks precedence

On Tue, Mar 31, 2020 at 09:02:24PM +0200, Michael Kerrisk (man-pages) wrote:
> So, is there still something you think needs fixing in the page?


|This is ignored by glibc because the POSIX requirement to support
|recursive writer locks would cause this option to create trivial

There is no POSIX requirement to support recursive writer locks. I think
this is meant to say "recursive reader locks".


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