[concurrency-interest] AtomicReferenceweakCompareAndSet "Mayfailspuriously"?

Chris Purcell chris.purcell.39 at gmail.com
Mon May 29 15:54:51 EDT 2006

> More worrisome is the fact that there isn't really any meaningful  
> use case for a happens-before-free weakCompareAndSet on an  
> AtomicReference (AFAICT).

How about for storing immutable objects? Doesn't constructor code  
happen-before subsequent writes?

Chris Purcell

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