API review of VarHandles
aleksey.shipilev at oracle.com
Fri Jan 22 13:57:13 UTC 2016
On 01/22/2016 04:54 PM, David M. Lloyd wrote:
> The costs are both performance and memory overhead. The
> Atomic*FieldUpdaters are good for memory usage and reasonably usable,
> but suffer from performance problems and generics issues.
Hopefully, not anymore:
BTW, those are the same techniques we use to compile VarHandles down to
the naked memory accesses.
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