[concurrency-interest] x86 NOOP memory barriers

Andrew Haley aph at redhat.com
Tue Aug 6 04:58:23 EDT 2013


On 08/06/2013 09:38 AM, Nitsan Wakart wrote:
> Summarized in this blog post here:
> http://psy-lob-saw.blogspot.com/2013/08/memory-barriers-are-not-free.html
> 
> Please point out any mistakes/omissions/oversight.
> Thanks for the help guys.

It's a bit of a garden path posting: you get a long way through
before you say that you're talking about compiler barriers.  You'll
have lost more than half of your audience by then.

Your post would be much more useful if you summarized that point in
your first paragraph.

Andrew.


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