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Re: What Actually Causes Deadlock

From: dawn <dawnwolthuis_at_gmail.com>
Date: 15 Dec 2006 08:34:33 -0800
Message-ID: <1166200473.516124.74670@79g2000cws.googlegroups.com>


Marshall wrote:
> On Dec 15, 7:43 am, "dawn" <dawnwolth..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
> > paul c wrote:
> >
> > > Back in the 1970's (and the 1960's too, I guess) every mainframe
> > > application programmer who used IBM CICS or IMS DC was aware of that
> > > terse bullet list in the wikipedia and were careful to order their
> > > accesses, whether they were to dbms, file, TP channel or abstact memory
> > > in some agreed-upon order.
> > It's been decades, but ADLD still pops to mind whenever I see a traffic
> > or other deadlock situation. --dawn
>
> Advanced Delay Line Detector?
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>
> The web is great for expanding acronyms. Doesn't always tell
> you what you want to know, though.

It is the 4-letter IBM Abend code for a DL/1 deadlock. It might be an acronym too, but, if so, I don't know what it stands for. One of the D's just might be "deadlock" though, eh? --dawn

> Marshall
Received on Fri Dec 15 2006 - 10:34:33 CST

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