RE: JavaMemoryModel: New approach to defining the Java Memory Model

From: David Holmes (
Date: Mon Jul 22 2002 - 12:14:09 EDT

> Perhaps we'll add them to Table 3; it isn't exhaustive. However,
> there is a heppens-before edge from a volatile read to all previous
> writes of that volatile. That gives us the ordering we need between
> volatile and normal memory accesses.

I don't see how one follows from the other. ?? Surely there must be
happens-before edges between the volatile accesses and non-volatile accesses
to enforce the ordering ??


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