ZFS committed to the FreeBSD base.

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at des.no
Fri Apr 13 11:24:26 UTC 2007

Bruce Evans <bde at zeta.org.au> writes:
> Dag-Erling Smørgrav <des at des.no> writes:
> > Contrary to popular belief, atomic operations are *expensive*.
> Doesn't everyone who uses atomic operations knows that they are
> expensive? :)

Everyone who *uses* them, yes, but not everyone does.  I recall an
interesting conversation at Poul-Henning's Varnish presentation in
Milan where someone in the audience relentlessly insisted that
[something or other] really wasn't as big an issue as Poul-Henning
claimed, since atomic operations were so cheap.

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at des.no

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