On 2014-07-10 08:46:55 +0530, Amit Kapila wrote:
> As per my understanding of the general theory around barriers,
> read and write are defined to avoid reordering due to compiler and
> full memory barriers are defined to avoid reordering due to
> processors.

No, that's not the case. There's several processors where write/read
barriers are an actual thing on the hardware level.


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