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No more 24-bit atomic_t

No more 24-bit atomic_t

Posted Feb 20, 2004 20:39 UTC (Fri) by ptr (guest, #5885)
In reply to: No more 24-bit atomic_t by xorbe
Parent article: No more 24-bit atomic_t

Well, without digging deep, there should not be any (additional) dead locks, since always only up to one of the four locks is used per thread... Additionally, the atomicity dead lock is always the last. If the locking order was robust before, it will be after the change.


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No more 24-bit atomic_t

Posted Feb 21, 2004 4:09 UTC (Sat) by jzbiciak (subscriber, #5246) [Link]

Spinlocks disable preemption, right?


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