Code review request for 6253144: Long narrowing conversion should describe the algorithm used and implied "risks"
joe.darcy at oracle.com
Wed Jun 22 15:47:26 UTC 2011
David Holmes wrote:
> Hi Joe,
> Joe Darcy said the following on 06/18/11 11:38:
>> Please review this (somewhat tedious) change to make the behavior of
>> the Number subtypes in the JDK more explicit:
>> 6253144: Long narrowing conversion should describe the algorithm
>> used and implied "risks"
>> David, how are changes to AtomicInteger and AtomicLong managed?
> Normally they would go into Doug Lea's CVS for jsr166, we (Chris
> Hegarty) would pull them over and then push to OpenJDK. It can work
> the other way but the sync's can get messier.
Off-list, Mike approved this set of changes and I'd like to get them
pushed once the matching ccc is approved. (The ccc request is needed
since the long-standing behavior of the non-abstract methods on number
is being specified.)
How would you like to handle updates to the Atomic classes?
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