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From: scleary_at_[hidden]
Date: 1999-12-28 15:29:48

> I recall a convincing presentation to the committee
> that you can't trust library-based threading because
> optimizers might reorder operations around the library
> calls. That might be what Bjarne was referring to.

But we do have language support -- 'volatile' introduces sequence points
(1.9p7), so I would assume that it would be possible to write such a library
that the compiler could not reorder. Interesting, though, I never thought
of this before. . .


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