[concurrency-interest] What does it mean to synchronize "return x;" ?

Gregg G. Wonderly gregg.wonderly@pobox.com
Wed, 14 Jul 2004 10:22:20 -0500


>I was looking at some code last night that did the following.
>
>I was wondering - is there anything special about synchronizing a critical
>section of code that is a return statement?

The logic you show provides some consistency it seems between the use of the 
index curr and the value at hArray[curr].  Without seen what calls these 
methods and under what circumstances, it would be difficult to say that the 
synchronization is not required.

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