Thanks. Makes sense now.
On Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 3:53:00 PM UTC-4, Ryan Gardner wrote:
> The documentation for Julia 0.5.0 says that the lock returned by
> ReentrantLock() "is NOT threadsafe" (
> http://docs.julialang.org/en/release-0.5/stdlib/parallel/ see
> ReentrantLock()) . What does that mean? I interpret it to mean that I
> cannot safely call lock or unlock simultaneously with different threads,
> but then what good would the lock be at all?
> In any case, I need a reliable mutex-style lock, but am using Julia 0.4.3
> where there is no Mutex, as far as I can tell. Can I use ReentrantLock and
> lock and unlock? Thanks.