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Feb 16, 2012 4:05:36 AM (2 years ago)
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    11The GHC Haskell compiler recently gained the capability to generate atomic compare-and-swap (CAS) assembly instructions. This opens up a new world of lock-free data-structure implementation possibilities. 
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    3 The design of concurrent data structures has been a very active area in recent years, as summarized well by Nir Shavit in this article: 
     3Further, it's an important time for concurrent data structures.  Not only is the need great, but the design of concurrent data structures has been a very active area in recent years, as summarized well by Nir Shavit in this article: 
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    55http://cacm.acm.org/magazines/2011/3/105308-data-structures-in-the-multicore-age/