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Re: Intel(R) Thread Checker report

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2007 22:37:18 +0200 (CEST)

On Wed, 20 Jun 2007, Domenico Andreoli wrote:

> Indeed "volatile" does not help at all with thread safety. Daniel, are you
> using it anywhere?

I don't think it's worth speculating if anything we do is bad or not. I
believe in proving errors with a test case or way to reproduce a problem, or
pointing out a source code section with an explanation on why or how that is

But no, we don't use volatile to help thread safety.

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