GCM mode and GMAC
nisse at lysator.liu.se
Tue Feb 8 14:36:13 CET 2011
Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos <nmav at gnutls.org> writes:
> How does it deal with multi-threaded access?
The worst thing that can happen is that several threads examine the
cpuid flags, and then write identical pointers to the same locations at
approximately the same time.
And as far as I have understod, that is no problem, because, reading and
writing a pointer value is an atomic operations on the concerned
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