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. > > >