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From: Pavel Vozenilek (pavel_vozenilek_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-10-01 15:28:20

"David Abrahams" <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> I had heard Andrei did something like this a while ago, but I missed
> the details until just now, when I stumbled across the article at
> I was a
> little disappointed at first because I always imagined something much
> more sophisticated, but the simplicity of Andrei's technique is also
> its beauty. I wonder if it makes sense for us to implement:
> a. A coding guideline in which threadsafe member functions are
> volatile
> b. Some infrastructure similar to his LockingPtr
> Thoughts?
This article was _much_ discussed on usenet.

Not everybody agreed with the original article, e.g. David Butenhof in
(Subject: Re: volatile, was: memory visibility between threads)


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