[concurrency-interest] How seriously should
we takebrokendoublechecked idiom
jmanson at cs.purdue.edu
Tue May 3 17:18:51 EDT 2005
serge masse wrote:
> Thanks Dawid,
> I was not aware of this thesis. Will read it, or try
> to. I downloaded it.
Well, I suppose that at this point, I might as well chime in with a
reading list. I'm pretty sure that although these things have been
announced on this list, there has never been a roundup.
Depending on your level of interest in the memory model (and depending
on your level of expertise), you may be better off starting with one of
Or the FAQ that he and I wrote:
For a more technical / academic version of this stuff, the paper that
Bill, Sarita Adve and I wrote for this year's POPL might be a good bet.
JSR-133 itself is also a good place to go:
Mind you, I'm not trying to dissuade anyone from reading my
dissertation. I think (with no modesty whatsoever) I did a pretty good
job of laying out the issues. It is the only place to go (currently)
for a full explanation of all our decisions. But it may be more than a
lot of people want to plow through.
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