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Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2013 18:19:22 +0100
From: Daniel Cegiełka <>
Subject: Re: Feature request: stdatomic.h and threads.h

2013/11/21 Rich Felker <>:
> On Thu, Nov 21, 2013 at 11:31:35AM +0100, Daniel Cegiełka wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Is there a plan to add support for stdatomic.h and threads.h?
> Yes, but not before 1.0. stdatomic.h is probably not hard if you
> assume GCC __sync_* builtins (or it could be written in an
> arch-specific way),

like for stdalign.h

I use a few tricks to support atomic operations (with __sync_*), but
C(11) has a huge backlog vs c++.

> but threads.h is much more complicated and
> involves ABI decisions where I'm partly waiting to see what glibc
> does.
> Rich


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