Changes between Version 7 and Version 8 of AtomicPrimops


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Jun 10, 2014 2:15:25 PM (5 years ago)
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tibbe
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  • AtomicPrimops

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    1 == Introduction ==
     1= Atomic primops =
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    33Atomic operations on basic numeric (and pointer) types can be used as a foundation to build higher level construct (e.g. mutexes.) There are also useful on their own (e.g. to implement an atomic counter.) This page outlines a design for adding atomic primops.