Subject: Re: ingres and atomicity
To: None <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 06/15/2005 20:49:31
On Wed, Jun 15, 2005 at 07:50:28AM +0100, David Laight wrote:
> However some architectures (eg sparc) do not give you the required 
> sequencing of reads and writes - so any such attempt is doomed to failure.

Doesn't the Load-Link / Store Conditional allow exactly that?
Sorry, didn't have time for assembly on my sparc book yet :)