DIP 1024--Shared Atomics--Community Review Round 1

Manu turkeyman at gmail.com
Fri Oct 4 07:55:29 UTC 2019

On Thu., 3 Oct. 2019, 8:45 pm Walter Bright via Digitalmars-d, <
digitalmars-d at puremagic.com> wrote:

> On 10/2/2019 10:25 AM, Manu wrote:
> > Also the text: "Atomic reads perform an acquire operation, writes
> > perform a release
> > operation, and read-modify-write performs an acquire, then a
> > modification, and then a release."
> >
> > What does that mean? I don't know what that's talking about.
> > Please correct the DIP so we can understand it.
> That follows the usage pattern in the C++ memory model documentation. I
> agree it
> is hard to follow, but it is normal jargon for those familiar with the
> subtleties of multi-threaded memory models.

I understand the language used, I have no idea how it applies to this DIP,
specifically because I'm still not sure what it does, since various
paragraphs and the example contradict each other.

I look forward to a revision that's easy to follow.
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