[jmm-dev] weakCompareAndSet memory semantics

Justin Sampson jsampson at guidewire.com
Wed Apr 20 22:59:28 UTC 2016

David Holmes wrote:

> Side question: why would you replace compareAndSet with 
> weakCompareAndSet when that would expose those ll/sc spurious
> failures?

The spurious failures are irrelevant because the whole thing is
wrapped in a retry loop anyway.


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