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David Given <> wrote:
> > I am not sure that this line is indeed a problem. Isn't checking an int
> > an atomic operation? As aTask is declared volatile, it should be
> > re-referenced, so a change during the loop would not be a problem
> > either.
> Ah, but that's not an atomic operation. That line compiles into something like:

You're right, of course. I was fixed on the comparison (which may indeed
be atomic) but the surrounding pointer arithmetic clearly isn't. I'll
have some more fun with fiddling the mutex then.

> Hilarity ensues.


cheers  thomasl

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