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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-09-20 07:48:59

Matt Hurd wrote:
>> On Mon, 20 Sep 2004 15:17:43 +0300, Peter Dimov <pdimov_at_[hidden]>
>> wrote:
>> But why is a concurrent-aware setter useful if its effects aren't
>> visible to the other threads?
> In what way do you mean they not visible?
> Such aligned memory operations are guaranteed to be atomic on ia32 at
> a system wide level AFAIK.

On IA32, sure, but not on other architectures.

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