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From: Iain.Hanson_at_[hidden]
Date: 2001-08-14 07:29:26


>I know, I wasn't using volatile for that. I thought that volatile had to do
>with forcing the value to be written to memory rather than stored in the
>processor's cache. But then, I suppose there are all sorts of things that
>wouldn't work if it was possible for one processor to do a read and get a
>stale value from main memory.

The standard only says that in a conforming implementation, only at sequence
points, are volatile objects stable.


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