[concurrency-interest]java.util.concurrent.AtomicX classes and VOLATILE-ACQUIRE/RELEASE memory synchronization semantics

Alexander Terekhov TEREKHOV@de.ibm.com
Mon, 4 Feb 2002 08:49:48 +0100


G'Day,

Do java.util.concurrent.AtomicX classes have any
VOLATILE-ACQUIRE/RELEASE memory synchronization
semantics? I mean something along the lines of:

http://www.cs.umd.edu/~pugh/java/memoryModel/archive/0855.html

If *NO* then how (preferred/expected way, please)
one would "insert" extra "memory barriers"?

Thanks!

regards,
alexander.