Question about concurrent package races and updates
david.holmes at oracle.com
Sat Jan 21 04:07:44 PST 2012
On 21/01/2012 7:31 AM, Jason Schroeder wrote:
> I have witnessed and can read a race condition in FutureTask (jdk7, jdk6).
> However, there is a new version of FutureTask at oswego,
> which purposely fixes the race condition.
Can you be more specific about what race condition you are referring to?
> Are new versions of the concurrency classes coming to jdk 7/8?
Bug fixes, and enhancements to the concurrency classes are always in the
works for the next Java release ie 8. If there are bug fixes that are
significant enough then they can be backported to 7.
> Or is
> it better to add a race condition bug to database? (I live under the
> newbie impression that races are different bugs.)
I have no idea what you mean by this statement.
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