Re: JavaMemoryModel: Word tearing

From: Bill Pugh (
Date: Thu Jan 03 2002 - 12:08:38 EST

At 12:37 PM +1000 1/3/02, David Holmes wrote:
> Is it simply that subword
>accesses are atomic on the architectures most cared about ?

As far as I know, the only current architecture on which it is a
problem is the first version of the Alpha processor (the 21064
chips), which doesn't have any byte load/store instructions.

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