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Re: mariadb on freebsd: spinlocks or mutex?
On Jan 21, Federico Razzoli wrote:
> While compiling MariaDB on FreeBSD, I've noted that it can optionally
> be compiled with spinlocks instead of mutexes. What's the best choice?
> Any experience?
Yes, this option enables MariaDB "fast mutexes".
They're disabled by default for years and completely removed in MySQL
(5.7 or 5.6? - don't remember) and in MariaDB 10.2.
Don't use them.
Chief Architect MariaDB