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Date: Tue, 7 Nov 1995 21:38:57 PST
From: email@example.com (CJ Holmes)
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Is there a way to gurantee that only one task can access a variable at a
I have a financial-flow simulation where hundreds of robotic "consumers"
are engaging in various transactions. I suspect I'm getting into trouble
when I check an account to see if it has the required sum of currency
withing, and then subtract from it (in the case of a debit). What if
another task modifies the account between those two statements? Is there a
way I can "lock" the variable in question?
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