Bug 236 - Atomics Standard writeup needed
Summary: Atomics Standard writeup needed
Status: CONFIRMED
Alias: None
Product: Libre-SOC's first SoC
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Specification (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Linux
: --- enhancement
Assignee: Alain D D Williams
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Blocks: 174
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Reported: 2020-03-13 12:50 GMT by Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
Modified: 2020-12-02 15:19 GMT (History)
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Description Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton 2020-03-13 12:50:07 GMT
A formal write-up of the c++ Atomics protocol is needed, to be proposed
to the OpenPOWER Foundation.  This will be useful for OpenPOWER as well.
Comment 1 Jacob Lifshay 2020-03-13 18:22:27 GMT
See this thread for reason we need something other than Power's already existing atomic instructions: http://lists.libre-riscv.org/pipermail/libre-riscv-dev/2019-October/003085.html