[concurrency-interest] backport: AtomicLongFieldUpdater support
dawidk at mathcs.emory.edu
Wed Nov 30 16:51:51 EST 2005
Doug Lea wrote:
> Moran Or Avigdor wrote:
>> Are there any plans to support a backport version of
>> 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. :-)
Yep. It would have to use reflection combined with synchronization. Even
despite improvements in reflection performance, this does not seem to be
a viable option.
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