[concurrency-interest] On A Formal Definition of 'Data-Race'

thurstonn thurston at nomagicsoftware.com
Sat Apr 13 21:42:01 EDT 2013


Before I answer fully, let me ask you about another variant of the program:


Thread 1                     Thread 2
this.shared = 10            local = this.shared

Is this "racy"?  Clearly there is no explicit happens-before.  But, at least
in my reading of the (your) definition that I quoted in my OP, it wouldn't
qualify as a data-race.



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