VarHandles & LMAX Disruptor

Michael Barker mikeb01 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 27 21:04:54 UTC 2015


On 28 July 2015 at 02:30, Brian Goetz <brian.goetz at oracle.com> wrote:

> A small comment on the naming.  I'm wondering why the name VarHandle?
>> It feels like FieldHandle would be a better name.  VarHandle suggests
>> that it would be able to apply it to stack variable, parameters etc?
>>
>
> VarHandle supports access to array elements and off-heap variables as
> well.  Fields are too specific.
>

Good point.


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