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From Joe Orton <jor...@redhat.com>
Subject Re: [PATCH 25137] atomics in worker mpm
Date Thu, 11 Dec 2003 21:00:51 GMT
On Thu, Dec 11, 2003 at 12:47:37PM -0800, Aaron Bannert wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 11, 2003 at 08:39:27AM -0500, Brian Akins wrote:
> > I wonder if this
> > >binary would run on an older processor (running a modern version of linux).
> > 
> > AFAIK, yes.  It's standard x86 assembly.
> > 
> > 
> > All:  Please correct me if I am wrong.  I'm sure you will ;)
> 
> I'm no x86 asm expert, so maybe someone else can comment on the
> portability of this code.

Me neither, but AFAIK the x86 atomics are supposed to work on i486 and
above: the i386 doesn't have cmpxchgl.

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