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Section: 3.15 [defns.deadlock] Status: C++11 Submitter: BSI Opened: 2010-08-25 Last modified: 2016-02-10
Priority: Not Prioritized
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The definition of deadlock in 17.3.7 excludes cases involving a single thread making it incorrect.
[ Resolution proposed by ballot comment ]
The definition should be corrected.
[ 2010 Batavia Concurrency group provides a Proposed Resolution ]
[ Adopted at 2010-11 Batavia ]
Change 3.15 [defns.deadlock] as indicated:
twoor more threads are unable to continue execution because each is blocked waiting for one or more of the others to satisfy some condition.