Can @Stable (or something similar) be made accessible?

Andrew Haley aph at
Fri Jan 12 10:08:18 UTC 2018

On 12/01/18 09:06, Laurent Bourgès wrote:
> I already made my fields (& constants) final but it is not enough to let
> hotspot trust totally my code, isn't it ?

To some extent yes, to some extent no.  HotSpot really does trust
static final constants not to change, so @Stable won't help you
with those.  It's hard to optimize much of anything with fields
that are not static final.

Andrew Haley
Java Platform Lead Engineer
Red Hat UK Ltd. <>
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