__GCC_HAVE_SYNC_COMPARE_AND_SWAP_16 not defined on aarch64

Toebs Douglass toby@winterflaw.net
Tue Jun 27 21:58:00 GMT 2017

On 27/06/17 23:53, Richard Earnshaw wrote:
> This is correct.  AArch64 cannot do the 16-byte atomic compare and swap
> and needs lock operations.

I may be completely wrong, but I think it can.

ARM (32-bit) supported double-word LL/SC from arm6k and armv8 I think
had it from day one.  CAS is mapped onto LL/SC.

I've written asm to do this, the key is the ldxp and stxp instruction,
and it seems to work.

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