Re: JavaMemoryModel: Problem on single processor

From: David Holmes (
Date: Thu May 25 2000 - 18:30:04 EDT

> As far as the Butenhof discussions go, they are very useful for
> understanding the multiprocessor problem, and I understand these issues.
> They don't address seeing this behavior on a uniprocessor.

You are right I was mistaken in my recollection. With no JVM in the process
the POSIX situation is simpler - though arguably an optimising C compiler
could perform similar reordering.

Of course there is always the possibility that the observed behaviour is
simply the result of a JIT bug.


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