API review of VarHandles
peter.levart at gmail.com
Fri Jan 22 08:09:19 UTC 2016
I found a typo (which was probably caused by unconscious influence from
jigsaw ;-). Search for "Java Memory Module"...
On 01/21/2016 11:42 PM, Paul Sandoz wrote:
> This is a request to review the VarHandles API. The code reviews and pushes will occur separately, and flow through the hs-comp repo, most likely from the bottom up first with Unsafe changes.
> The specdiff can be found here:
> (Note that specdiff renders some aspects of JavaDoc incorrectly, so just ignore any such quirks.)
> A consensus on the set of access mode methods proposed by Doug was previously discussed and reached.
> For the moment please ignore the following methods on MethodHandles: byteArrayViewVarHandle; and byteBufferViewVarHandle. It is necessary to revisit that functionality w.r.t. alignment and proposed enhancements to ByteBuffer (in discussion on valhalla-dev).
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