A Rely-Guarantee Proof System for x86-TSO

@inproceedings{Ridge2010ARP,
  title={A Rely-Guarantee Proof System for x86-TSO},
  author={Tom Ridge},
  booktitle={VSTTE},
  year={2010}
}
Current multiprocessors provide weak or relaxed memory models. Existing program logics assume sequential consistency, and are therefore typically unsound for weak memory. We introduce a novel RelyGuarantee style proof system for reasoning about x86 assembly programs running against the weak x86-TSO memory model. Interesting features of the logic include processor assertions which can refer to the local state of other processors (including their program counters), and a syntactic operation of… CONTINUE READING
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