Unsafe: removing the monitorEnter/monitorExit/tryMonitorEnter methods
paul.sandoz at oracle.com
Thu Mar 13 11:21:36 UTC 2014
On Mar 12, 2014, at 10:23 PM, John Rose <john.r.rose at oracle.com> wrote:
> P.S. FTR, I wish we could also remove the per-object monitor from its privileged position, so not all objects are burdened by it, and other forms of lock can be switched into the existing notation on a type-by-type basis. This is obviously a long, long term wish. A starting point is a notion of "this object has no monitor".
Like an instance of a value type?
> Probably the keyword cannot be repurposed but would eventually be deprecated. And the Moon will reach Roche limit.
> – John
>> On Mar 12, 2014, at 2:12 PM, John Rose <john.r.rose at oracle.com> wrote:
>> I think that we've covered all the angles, and that we can remove it.
>> – John
>>> On Mar 12, 2014, at 1:44 PM, Paul Sandoz <paul.sandoz at oracle.com> wrote:
>>> Currently i cannot find any external uses of it.
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