RFR: 8185723: Zero: segfaults on Power PC 32-bit

John Paul Adrian Glaubitz glaubitz at physik.fu-berlin.de
Thu Aug 3 10:43:34 UTC 2017

On 08/03/2017 12:06 PM, Andrew Haley wrote:
> But there may be a better way of handling atomic doublewords on the
> 68k.  Instead, define an array of lock words and yield on one of them
> when reading or writing a doubleword.  That way you (probably) only
> block when two threads really are contending, and the instant you
> detect contention you yield.

Hmm, I have honestly no idea how to implement that though.


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