Hi simon,

> I think I need more info about your project in order to help.
> 
> Which kind of application are you working on ?
> * interactive GUI app.
> * mod_ruby dynamic-html stuff.
> * non-interactive application.
> 
> Are your using mutexes, semaphores, processes, threads ?

my application is a web application server. We are heavily using
mutexes (sync) and threads.

hope this helps,
-g.