RFR: 8065804: JEP 171: Clarifications/corrections for fence intrinsics

David Holmes david.holmes at oracle.com
Thu Nov 27 01:08:06 UTC 2014


On 25/11/2014 6:56 AM, Martin Buchholz wrote:
> Hi folks,
> Review carefully - I am trying to learn about fences by explaining them!
> I have borrowed some wording from my reviewers!
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8065804
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~martin/webrevs/openjdk9/fence-intrinsics/

Please explain why you have changed the defined semantics for 
storeFence. You have completely reversed the direction of the barrier.


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