[Haskell-cafe] Re: Support for lock-free/wait-free programming?
wicke at wikidev.net
Fri Aug 27 09:14:36 EDT 2010
On Tue, 17 Aug 2010 01:09:41 -0400, Gregory Collins wrote:
> Hello all,
> Does GHC expose any primitives for things like atomic compare-and-swap?
> I can't seem to find anything in the docs.
I have recently published experimental and low-level FFI bindings to
atomic primitives including CAS as 'bits-extras' on Hackage .
Instances for Int and Word types are included.
This is likely lower-level than what you are after, but might still be
handy for experimentation.
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