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use std::marker;
use super::{local, Shared};
/// An RAII-style guard for pinning the current epoch.
/// A guard must be acquired before most operations on an `Atomic` pointer. On
/// destruction, it unpins the epoch.
pub struct Guard {
_marker: marker::PhantomData<*mut ()>, // !Send and !Sync
/// Pin the current epoch.
/// Threads generally pin before interacting with a lock-free data
/// structure. Pinning requires a full memory barrier, so is somewhat
/// expensive. It is rentrant -- you can safely acquire nested guards, and only
/// the first guard requires a barrier. Thus, in cases where you expect to
/// perform several lock-free operations in quick succession, you may consider
/// pinning around the entire set of operations.
pub fn pin() -> Guard {
local::with_participant(|p| {
let entered = p.enter();
let g = Guard {
_marker: marker::PhantomData,
if entered && p.should_gc() {
impl Guard {
/// Assert that the value is no longer reachable from a lock-free data
/// structure and should be collected when sufficient epochs have passed.
pub unsafe fn unlinked<T>(&self, val: Shared<T>) {
local::with_participant(|p| p.reclaim(val.as_raw()))
/// Move the thread-local garbage into the global set of garbage.
pub fn migrate_garbage(&self) {
local::with_participant(|p| p.migrate_garbage())
impl Drop for Guard {
fn drop(&mut self) {
local::with_participant(|p| p.exit());