Fibonacci and performance

Boehm, Hans hans_boehm@hp.com
Tue May 1 14:31:00 GMT 2001


I think 

Manson and Pugh, Semantics of Multithreaded Java,
http://www.cs.umd.edu/~pugh/java/memoryModel/semantics.pdf 

is pretty close to the current state of the proposal.  The directory it's in
has lots of background information.

Hans

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Cedric Berger [ mailto:cedric@wireless-networks.com ]
> Sent: Tuesday, May 01, 2001 2:24 PM
> To: Boehm, Hans
> Cc: Java Discuss List
> Subject: Re: Fibonacci and performance
> 
> 
> "Boehm, Hans" wrote:
> 
> > [...]
> > This of course is not required by the C spec., nor does it 
> say a lot about
> > other architectures.  But if it's doing this right, then the C
> > implementation should be very close to what's required by 
> the proposed new
> > Java memory model.
> >
> > The new model of course also still requires atomicity for 
> longs and doubles.
> > But that's free on Itanium and Alpha Linux.
> 
> What is the "proposed new java memory model"?
> 
> Cedric
> 
> 



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