[cairo] Atomic reference counting

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at behdad.org
Sun Sep 23 20:15:36 PDT 2007

On Sun, 2007-09-23 at 22:10 +0100, Chris Wilson wrote:
> Behdad Esfahbod (behdad at behdad.org) said: 
> > My main comment is that lets put the infrastructure for adding other
> > implementations in place, so we don't have to go on and clean this up
> > later on like we had to do for mutex stuff.
> I've followed your suggestions and introduced an opaque
> cairo_reference_count_t layered over a set of atomic ops that leaves
> room for adding different implementations.
> The first patch is a work-around for adding cairo_private to a header
> that gets pulled into cairo-boilerplate.
> The second patch adds the atomic ops interface, starting with an
> implementation for the Intel __sync_* primitives.
> The third patch adds the cairo_reference_count_t and updates all
> users.

Forgot to attach?

> Comments welcome.
> --
> Chris Wilson

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