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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-09-24 06:31:32

Tomas Puverle wrote:
> Here are my two cents:
> On other processors, a compiler could make the assumption that unless
> it sees an explicit memory barrier (or some code which it cannot analyse)
> it can just cache the value of a variable (whether or not declared as
> volatile).


No, the C++ standard does not grant the compiler such freedom, although the
MMU can certainly use a cached copy. ;-)

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