Re: [BUG FIX] Make x86_32 uni-processor Atomic ops, Atomic

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Mon May 25 2009 - 17:17:44 EST

Michael S. Zick wrote:
> On Mon May 25 2009, Michael S. Zick wrote:
> In actual application, this *should not* make a difference.

No kidding. This is a valid transformation for integers, since it is
all done with 2's-complement arithmetic.

Floating-point numbers is a whole other game.


H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
I work for Intel. I don't speak on their behalf.

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