[fpc-pascal] Question on how to avoid memory trouble

Helmut Hartl helmut.hartl at firmos.at
Tue Feb 13 00:15:00 CET 2007

 >Florian Klaempfl schrieb:
 > Well, the lockless multithreaded memory managers are a myth. 
 > Atomic exchange operations take a also a lot of time and are 
 > locked by the cpu as well.

The XEN Developers at Cambridge have nice papers to read ...


(Others are researching this topic too, General Infos at: ACM / IBM /
Linux Kernel)


I agree that as always in life it depends on the situation on 
where to use lock free techniques, and where not.
Memory Management is a field which can take advantages of
such techniques in MT Apps. 


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