Wed Jan 9 09:46:29 EST 2013

Atomic pointer assignments

I need to build some code that run on on i386/amd64 and ARM.  Is it
safe to assume that pointer assigments are atomic?

It's probably best to not assume anything, and hide the access to
atomic structures behind a typedef and a 

[1] http://stackoverflow.com/questions/8919818/is-pointer-assignment-atomic-in-c