[linux-audio-dev] crossplatform atomics

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Wed May 24 20:58:34 EDT 2006


On Thu, 2006-05-25 at 02:44 +0200, Jens M Andreasen wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-05-25 at 02:24 +0200, Jens M Andreasen wrote:
> > > >> I am looking for a cross-platform implementation of an atomic
> > > >> integer.
> > 
> > sizeof(int) is your friend
> > 
> > int speedy; as well, since int is defined to be the fastest integer on
> > your platform of choice.
> > 
> Uhmm, I was reliying on you using a contemporary implementation. For a
> philosophical discussion you might prefer to look elsewhere

not sure what you mean, but on sparcs, int writes are not atomic unless
you only use the lower 24 bits.





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