6647361: use Unsafe.put*Volatile methods to set final fields during default deserialization

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Mon Nov 22 15:41:25 UTC 2010

Brian Goetz wrote:
> Is it possible to coalesce the fences so that we don't incur them on 
> every field write?
I've also been concerned about performance. As I understand it, but 
maybe I have it wrong, is that the JLS [1] doesn't allow this when 
changing final fields after an object is constructed.


[1] http://java.sun.com/docs/books/jls/third_edition/html/memory.html#17.5.3

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