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Severe loss of performance due to new signal handling
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Date: 2006-03-21 (03:11)
From: Markus Mottl <markus.mottl@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Severe loss of performance due to new signal handling
On 3/20/06, Robert Roessler <roessler@rftp.com> wrote:
> At the risk of being "irrelevant", I wanted to nail down exactly what
> assertion is being made here: are we talking about directly executing
> in assembly code the relevant x86[-64]/ppc/whatever instructions for
> "read-and-clear", or going through OS-dependent access routines like
> Windows' InterlockedExchange()?

We are talking of the assembly code.  See file byterun/signals_machdep.h,
which contains the corresponding macros.


Markus Mottl        http://www.ocaml.info        markus.mottl@gmail.com