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which is best among semaphores and mutexes?

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which is best among semaphores and mutexes?..

Answer / ankit tripathi

We should always go for mutex lock as compared to semaphore
lock when it comes for a Multithreaded program(exclusion
b/w threads) and when we do not want exclusion b/w process,
the reason is that mutex is not an IPCS and any other
program cannot effect it, moreover you need not to create
an IPC Key and all those stuffs.

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which is best among semaphores and mutexes?..

Answer / scandal

semaphore.
mutex is a semaphore with count 1

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