All Atomic Operations

This lesson lists all the useful atomic operations which are quite handy while working with concurrency in C++.

To get the full picture, here is a list of all atomic operations depending on the atomic type.

Method atomic_flag atomic<bool> atomic<T\*> atomic<integral> atomic<user defined>
test_and_set yes no no no no
clear yes no no no no
is_lock_free yes no no no no
load no yes yes yes yes
store no yes yes yes yes
exchange no yes yes yes yes
compare_exchange_strong compare_exchange_weak no yes yes yes yes
fetch_add, += fetch_sub, -= no no yes yes no
fetch_or, |= fetch_and, &= fetch_xor, ^= no no no yes no
++, -- no no yes yes no

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