jdk9 VarHandle and Fence methods

Doug Lea dl at cs.oswego.edu
Sun Aug 23 11:46:47 UTC 2015


On 08/23/2015 05:56 AM, Rémi Forax wrote:
> Hi Doug, is there a plan to update AtomicReferenceFieldUpdater (and variants)
> implementation too, by moving the implementation in java.lang.invoke and use
> the very same tricks that VarHandle implementations use ?

Only a vague plan to wait a bit to see how the VarHandle mechanics
play out and whether they apply in simple ways to FieldUpdaters,
and if so, contemplate doing this.

-Doug



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