(PHP 5 >= 5.2.0, PHP 7, PECL swoole >= 1.9.0)
Swoole\Atomic::__construct — Construct a swoole atomic object.
Swoole atomic object is a integer variable allows any processor to atomically test and modify. It is implemented based on CPU atomic instructions. The Swoole atomic variables have to defined before swoole_server->start.
Compare-and-swap (CAS) is an atomic instruction used in multithreading to achieve synchronization. It compares the content of a memory location with a given value and, only if they are the same, modifies the content of that memory location to a new given value.
The value of the atomic object.