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Re: userland atomics

On Fri, Dec 12, 2008 at 06:58:10PM -0800, John Nemeth wrote:
>      Do we have any kind of atomic operations in userland?  I'm working
> with Asterisk on NetBSD 5.99.3.  Its configure script trys to
> link this program (along with a lot of #define):
> int
> main ()
> {
> int foo1; int foo2 = __sync_fetch_and_add(&foo1, 1);
>   ;
>   return 0;
> }
> For some reason, the corfigure script believes that it is successful;
> however, linking of Asterisk fails later due to a missing symbol.

The interesting thing is that this didn't happen in 4.99.72 (from ~ mid-
August 2008); I was able to configure and build a couple of the Asterisk
1.6 betas succesfully, and had no trouble with

My round-toit supply has been short but maybe I'll upgrade one of my
4.99.72 systems to 5.0_BETA and see what differs there.


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