[concurrency-interest] backport: AtomicLongFieldUpdater support

Doug Lea dl at cs.oswego.edu
Wed Nov 30 07:24:34 EST 2005


Moran Or Avigdor wrote:
> Are there any plans to support a backport version of 
> java.util.concurrent.atomic.AtomicLongFieldUpdater ?
> e.g. 
> edu.emory.mathcs.backport.java.util.concurrent.atomic.AtomicLongFieldUpdater
> 

While it would logically be possible to do this without
Java 5 native support, it would be so pathetically slow that
Dawid is doing you a big favor by not including them. :-)

-Doug



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