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Subject: Re: [boost] [lockfree] review
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-07-30 08:40:44

on Fri Jul 29 2011, Gordon Woodhull <> wrote:

> On Jul 29, 2011, at 7:36 PM, Dave Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Personally I never understood how sequential consistency could be much
>> of a help in reasoning about multithreaded programs... but that's just
>> me.
> True, it's bad enough with sequential consistency, but without it
> there's no hope of understanding at all IMO.

I think I meant the opposite, or nearly so. How does not having
sequential consistency make reasoning worse?

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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