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Jan 23 2019   8:21PM GMT

race condition

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A race condition is an undesirable situation that occurs when a device or system attempts to perform two or more operations at the same time, but because of the nature of the device or system, the operations must be done in the proper sequence to be done correctly.

Quote of the Day

“Race conditions are notoriously difficult to find, reproduce and debug. They are usually only found by accident when a system becomes overloaded in a manner unforeseen by the programmer.” – Michael Cobb

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