[Libreoffice] Thread Safety

Thorsten Behrens thb at documentfoundation.org
Tue Apr 26 15:49:42 PDT 2011

Michael Meeks wrote:
> 	FWIW - the bogus and over-granular threading approach in existing
> LibreOffice code is something that needs beating to death.
> LibreOffice threading: "inspired by the java synchronized" keyword is a
> nightmare.
True - but:

> 	So - I'm with Kohei mostly - lets not do over-expensive,
> non-inline-able nonsense atomic operations when we don't need to.
You need them. Until you've eliminated almost all of the above.
Refcount races are *surely* much worse than the speed penalty of
atomic counts.


-- Thorsten
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