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Subject: Re: [boost] [lockfree::fifo] Review
From: Chris M. Thomasson (cristom_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-12-21 15:44:30

"Helge Bahmann" <hcb_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> Am Monday 21 December 2009 18:21:39 schrieb Chris M. Thomasson:
>> "Helge Bahmann" <hcb_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
>> > On Mon, 21 Dec 2009, Chris M. Thomasson wrote:
>> >> Of course you are right. For some reason, I was thinking that
>> >> `memory_order_consume' would boil down to a:
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> MEMBAR #LoadLoad
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> on a SPARC.
> mmh... do you happen to have a Sparc at hand for testing? (Mine is
> currently
> broken). If yes, would you mind doing a little bit of testing so we could
> implement atomic ops for Sparc as well?

Well, Sun Microsystems did give me a brand new Sun Fire T2000 to play with
back in 2006 when I was participating in the CoolThreads Contest:

(I created the vZOOM project)

I kept it for about two years and then sold it. Unfortunately, I don't have
access to a SPARC now.


Humm. Have you had a look at the relevant source code for OpenSolaris?

AFAICT, they implement everything you need.


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