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From: Markus Schöpflin (markus.schoepflin_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-10-23 03:47:32

Peter Dimov wrote:
> Markus Schöpflin:
>> Peter,
>> I have read your paper referenced above and a few of the other papers
>> dealing with atomic ops, but I failed to find a clear definition of what
>> 'acquire' and 'release' semantics are supposed to mean. Could you point
>> me into the right direction, please? Also, in your paper you're
>> referring to [intro.concur], where could I find this?
> I think that the relevant paper at the moment is
> Basically, if a thread A load-acquires a memory location that has been
> store-released by thread B, then after the load thread A is guaranteed to
> see the updates that thread B has done prior to the store.

Thank you.

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