On finding the average of two unsigned integers without overflow

A flexible, lightweight, spin-lock barrier

POSIX hardlink heartache

Issue #186

3/16/2022

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Okay I lied yesterday, the issues are probably going to be later in the day all week. Hopefully that doesn't mess with anyone too much. Just have too much traveling at the moment, and it appears that my phone is compatible with the new data contract I got, because it doesn't let me get a better connection than edge. I'm basically hopping between wifis, which makes it hard to get anything done while traveling. Kind of crazy how slow the internet is in edge. Websites have become so bloated. Anyway, here's the issue.

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On finding the average of two unsigned integers without overflow

Published: 7 February 2022
Tags: assembly, c


Raymond Chen demonstrates how to average big numbers without breaking everything.


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A flexible, lightweight, spin-lock barrier

Published: 13 March 2022
Tags: c, go


Chris Wellons explains how he developed the titular feature while trying out a memory reordering experiment in C11 and Go.


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POSIX hardlink heartache

Published: 5 December 2020
Tags: infosec, linux


Michael Orlitzky illuminates how hardlinks on UNIX systems can be exploited.


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