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Date: Mon, 28 Feb 2022 10:19:37 -0500
From: Rich Felker <>
To: Lee Shallis <>
Subject: Re: Suggestion for thread safety

On Mon, Feb 28, 2022 at 02:43:36PM +0000, Lee Shallis wrote:
> Seems the wait just wasn't long enough, at about 4 yields onwards the
> results become consistent success, I've attached the file I did the
> experiments in, I even tried it under -O3 and no exits were
> encountered, so yes my method works, just needs a bit more wait time
> for extreme cases

We have a word for "synchronization" that is timing-dependent: broken.
This code does not work. If you want to keep promoting crank locking
theories, please find another forum for it, as this does not seem to
have anything to do with musl.


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