RFR 9: 8138696 : java.lang.ref.Cleaner - an easy to use alternative to finalization

John Rose john.r.rose at oracle.com
Tue Oct 13 21:01:16 UTC 2015

On Oct 13, 2015, at 5:53 AM, Roger Riggs <Roger.Riggs at oracle.com> wrote:
> We don't have a good handle on when it is too early to use lambda except by trial and error.
> I think there are some improvements in the works so that some simple cases of Lambda
> can be used earlier and will see if they apply.

Aleksey also ran into this with his string factory work.

Hopefully, error reports lead to fixes.  See current reviews of JDK-8136893 as an example of progress.

— John

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