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From Jeff Trawick <traw...@attglobal.net>
Subject Re: Atomic operations
Date Sun, 10 Feb 2002 21:32:19 GMT
"Ryan Bloom" <rbb@covalent.net> writes:

> If we are on a platform that doesn't support atomic add/set, just do
> what Windows does.  Namely, have a global mutex that is set for any
> atomic add or set command.  The add/set is only atomic across other
> threads/process using the same add/set functions, but that should be
> good enough.

not scalable...

the app would be better off rolling their own support

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