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Re: Why does membar_consumer() do anything on x86_64?
On Sat, Jul 10, 2010 at 10:59:58PM -0700, Dennis Ferguson wrote:
> to use. Since load-only and store-only order are also things that Intel
> processors guarantee
Not true, see the large comment block in this file:
> membar_consumer() and membar_producer() in particular would need to do
> anything at all on Intel CPUs.
There is a lot of misleading information on the Internet about this
topic. Sometimes even the Intel/AMD manuals are confused about it!
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