what's the point of rpython?

Paul Rubin http
Tue Jan 20 05:19:26 CET 2009


"Brendan Miller" <catphive at catphive.net> writes:
> Maybe I'm missing something here but a lock free algorithm for
> reference counting seems pretty trivial. As long as you can atomically
> increment and decrement an integer without locking you are pretty much
> done.

What cpu's do you know of that can atomically increment and decrement
integers without locking?



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