[LLVMdev] Reviving the new LLVM concurrency model

Jianzhou Zhao jianzhou at seas.upenn.edu
Sun Jul 31 17:24:29 PDT 2011

On Sun, Jul 31, 2011 at 7:12 PM, Eli Friedman <eli.friedman at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 31, 2011 at 12:49 PM, Jianzhou Zhao <jianzhou at seas.upenn.edu> wrote:
>> I noticed the patch was already merged into the current LLVM language
>> reference manual with new memory instructions, fence, cmpxchg and
>> atomicrmw. Will the instructions be available in LLVM 3.0?
> Hopefully, yes; the implementation is in progress.

Will all the intrinsic functions
(http://llvm.org/docs/LangRef.html#int_atomics) eventually be replaced
by the new instructions, or  there will be two versions of concurrent
memory operations left?

> -Eli


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