Fwd: Re: Question about concurrent package races and updates
shrode at subnature.com
Sun Jan 22 11:05:55 PST 2012
For my information, would such a merge only reach jdk8? or would
other jdk versions receive the merge?
Thanks for the newer FutureTask.
> Yes. This (and some related cases) were not originally intended
> supported usages, but someone pointed out last spring that the spec
> did not rule them out. So it is now explicitly covered in revised
> base sources, that have been running successfully for months
> (including in Android builds). We usually let changes settle for
> a while before merging into openJDK . This should be among the
> next ones to merge in.
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