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Subject: Inconsistent lock/unlock behaviour on Windows/Linux
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On Linux, placing a shared lock on handle opened in write mode (or exclusive on a handle in read mode) throws, while doesn't on Windows. Also, unlocking a non-locked handle does not throw on Linux, but does throw on Windows. I think Linux's behaviour is more desirable and Windows's behaviour should be adjusted to match. I was also given this link, in case it was helpful:

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