On Tue, 16 Jan 2001, Julian Elischer wrote:

> Bruce Evans wrote:
> > I bother with 64-bit longs whether I need to or not :-).  They get used on
> > i386's mainly in old code and interfaces that don't use typedefs.
> > Hopefully 64-bit scalars will never need to be accessed atomically.
> Too late.
> Many statistics in interfaces (i.e. bytes transmitted) are already 64 bit
> words.

These don't use atomic operations (hint: no 64-bit atomic operations are
implemented on i386's).  If they need to be atomic, then they must use


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