Doug Lea dl at cs.oswego.edu
Wed Aug 26 15:07:12 UTC 2015

On 08/26/2015 10:12 AM, Andrew Haley wrote:
> On 08/26/2015 03:01 PM, Doug Lea wrote:
>> This is an issue of large importance to a small audience,
>> and is at the moment an orphan. To work out, I think it
>> requires at least some involvement from compiler and/or IDE
>> developers. If you are or know of someone who might be interested
>> in pursuing, please encourage them/yourself to consider it.
> At the minimum, all this needs is an empty native method.  That's not
> the most efficient long-term solution but it is enough.

Right. The reachabilityFence method itself is already in
jdk9/sandbox (thanks to Aleksey). The annotation isn't,
and can't be until compiler and IDE folks discuss whether and
how to support it.


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