[Haiku-commits] r32733 - haiku/trunk/src/apps/terminal
axeld at pinc-software.de
Tue Sep 1 13:55:06 CEST 2009
Ingo Weinhold <ingo_weinhold at gmx.de> wrote:
> Future Intel 64/IA-32 processor families might not have that
> property (I haven't read that this is a general architecture property
> won't change at least), and I believe the atomic_*() implementations
> other architectures (e.g. PPC) do not create memory barriers at all.
Indeed, you're right, although I don't think they can easily change the
"lock" behaviour on x86, as that potentially breaks existing code.
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