[lug] Fwd: Simple counter?

Anthony Foiani tkil at scrye.com
Fri May 24 23:08:16 MDT 2013

stimits at comcast.net writes:

> Could you mmap a file and access as regular memory, then set it up
> with pthreads and lock/unlock?

Possibly, but if everything is in the same process, just use atomics.
(They're a part of C++11 as well as C11, and gcc has supported them
for years.)

I inferred that the original poster was looking for more of a shell
script level solution, but I might have been jumping to conclusions


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