Subject: Re: ingres and atomicity
To: None <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 06/14/2005 09:09:48
On Jun 13, 2005, at 6:07 PM, James K. Lowden wrote:

> Do we support, anywhere, the idea of changing a word (4 bytes) of  
> memory
> atomically, meaning that no other thread can intervene?

It is a highly platform (well, CPU, mostly)-specific question.

-- thorpej