[concurrency-interest] Deprecate all java.util.concurrent.*FieldUpdater

Andrew Haley aph at redhat.com
Wed Oct 5 08:19:26 UTC 2016

On 04/10/16 22:19, Martin Buchholz wrote:
> VarHandle is a reasonable replacement for FieldUpdaters, but it's not yet
> complete (where is accumulateAndGet?), and when do you deprecate something
> when the replacement won't be ubiquitous for 10 years?

Surely you have to start somewhere: deprecation is no more than saying
to programmers "Don't use this, use that."  And if you were leaning
over someone's shoulder that's what you would say.


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