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SubjectRe: Userspace RCU 0.2.3
On Wed, Oct 14, 2009 at 06:36:57PM -0400, Mathieu Desnoyers wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I just released lib urcu 0.2.3, which is now using autotools. I also
> integrated automatic architecture detection for old 386 which lack
> cmpxchg (using a fall-back if necessary). I also use a lock; addl
> instead of mfence on x86-32 to support a larger variety of older Intel
> CPUs.

!!!

Is there anyone on these lists other than me who has actually used an
SMP 80386-based system?

Either way, much appreciated for old time's sake. The things we used
to do to avoid the need for cmpxchg! ;-)

Thanx, Paul

> The build system detects if NR_futex is available in the system
> headers. It falls back on a more portable alternative if they are not
> available.
>
> There are also new configuration modes to ./configure for UP-only
> systems.
>
> As always, the tarballs are available at http://www.lttng.org/urcu
>
> Mathieu
>
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> Mathieu Desnoyers
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