On Sat, Mar 24, 2012 at 10:34 PM, David Robillard <d@...> wrote:
"Shared data plus locking" is a pretty crap model in general, really.
When people talk about all the complications that threads introduce,
they're really talking about this. Shared mutable state is the cancer
of multi-threaded programming.
I'm very interested in the various "paradigms" or patterns of programming RT safe applications. I've done a bit of reading on the topic, and am concidering doing my Final Year project based around the concept of multi-threaded RT safe data storage / retrieval & inter thread communication.
Idea's for further research, books, papers etc etc all welcome. At this time I'm thinking about a good title for the paper, and what exactly would be most interesting to focus on having a perspective as an LAD... :)