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Farewell PRLock; I hardly knew thee

The landing of bugs 58904 and 456272 have brought a new synchronization API to the Mozilla platform. I think I’m safe in saying that the old API (PRLock, nsAutoLock, and friends) is deprecated in favor of the new. But this is a good thing; you’ll prefer the new one, trust me. The carrots We’ve improved […]


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