Re: user-mode port 0.44-2.4.7

From: Alexander Viro (
Date: Tue Jul 24 2001 - 10:46:40 EST

On Tue, 24 Jul 2001, Davide Libenzi wrote:

> One more thing, with volatile you specify it one time ( declaration time ),
> while with barrier() you've to spread inside the code tons of such macro
> everywhere you touch the variable.

That's the whole point, damnit. Syntax (or semantics) sugar is a Bad Thing(tm).
If your algorithm depends on something in a nontrivial way - _spell_ _it_ _out_.

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