[concurrency-interest] Request for comment -- weakCompareAndSet specs
pete at soper.us
Tue May 30 20:02:31 EDT 2006
Doug Lea wrote:
> I edited the java.util.concurrent.atomic package docs to
> incorporate suggestions. See
> You can see diffs most easily as using viewcvs:
> I also summarized this in each AtomicX.weakCompareAndSet method
> javadoc, as:
> * May fail spuriously and does not provide ordering guarantees,
> * so is only rarely an appropriate alternative to <tt>compareAndSet</tt>.
> These are candidate changes for mustang bug 6425639
Missed this before sending what I did, sorry.
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