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Re: [i386, patch, RFC] HLE support in GCC


On Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 07:42:53AM -0700, H.J. Lu wrote:
> > Attached patch implements HLE support for __atomic_compare_exchange_n.
> >
> > So, to emit HLE prefix, it is possible to do:
> > int
> > foo2 (int *p, int oldv, int newv)
> > {
> > ?__atomic_compare_exchange_n (p, &oldv, newv, 0, __ATOMIC_ACQUIRE |
> > __ATOMIC_USE_HLE, __ATOMIC_ACQUIRE);
> > ?return oldv;
> > }
> 
> This is wrong since HLE ACQUIRE/RELEASE has nothing to do with
> C++ atomic acquire/release. You can have HLE RELEASE with C++
> atomic acquire.

Yes, of course, there should be two bits for HLE rather than one.

	Jakub


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