[concurrency-interest] spinLoopHint() JEP draft discussion
thurston at nomagicsoftware.com
Sun Oct 11 12:42:21 EDT 2015
How exactly does this work?
My understanding (very, very limited), was that MWAIT works with a memory
"continue execution upon a write to memory location X" ,
but the proposed spinLoopHint() doesn't take any argument.
Is the idea that the JIT would somehow figure out the memory address in
e.g., I looked at your SpinHintTests, how would the runtime "know" that
#spinData was the memory address to monitor?
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