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Generalized Lock Manager with Arbitrary Intent Specification

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000052290D
Original Publication Date: 1981-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-11

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Goldstein, BC [+details]

Abstract

The creator of a lock can define the semantics or rules of lock acquisi Since the mechanism to be described uses purely boolean variables and expressions, the following algorithm could easily be implemented in hardware. Definition and Assumptions