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    SubjectRe: [BUG FIX] Make x86_32 uni-processor Atomic ops, Atomic
    > If it: "Does not make a difference" then it "Should not make a difference"
    > but it does, try it yourself. Its safe (if LOCK_PREFIX is in the proper
    > places) - the machine will ignore the opcode if is recent enough to not
    > need it - just trust the cpu's micro-code.

    It doesn't ignore it, in fact it's extremly slow on some older systems
    where all atomic operations are very costly.
    That is why LOCK is avoided as much as possible.

    -- -- Speaking for myself only.

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