[concurrency-interest] Significance of volatile static

Mark Thornton mthornton at optrak.com
Thu Jun 23 03:36:22 EDT 2011

On 23/06/11 00:59, Boehm, Hans wrote:
> As it stands, I suspect little real code uses any of these techniques, 
> and a lot of (most?) Java code using finalizers or weak references is 
> still broken.  But it works correctly most of the time, especially on 
> x86-32.

Does the concurrent behaviour of x86-64 differ significantly from x86-32?

Mark Thornton

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