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From Liviu Nicoara <nico...@roguewave.com>
Subject Re: [PATCH] atomic ops on _PA_RISC2_0
Date Wed, 19 Mar 2008 16:51:49 GMT
Martin Sebor wrote:
> Farid Zaripov wrote:
>>   Why if _PA_RISC2_0 macro is defined the atimic functions are named
>> __rw_string_atomic_xxx() but no __rw_atomic_xxx() as on other platforms?
> 
> I'm not sure but I wonder if the PA atomic functions aren't
> the ones that reserve a specific value as the lock value.
> I.e., they're not completely general as on all the other
> architectures. [...]

That is correct, PA-RISC atomic instructions set use 0 as a special 
value. But I do not know if stdcxx choice of names is related to that.

Liviu


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