[concurrency-interest] A Fast Wait-Free HashTable

Peter Veentjer alarmnummer at gmail.com
Wed Feb 21 09:08:55 EST 2007

Does anyone know if this structure supports 'safe handoff'?

On 2/21/07, Doug Lea <dl at cs.oswego.edu> wrote:
> David J. Biesack wrote:
> > Does anyone know more about Cliff Click's wait-free hashtable?
> >
> > http://cs.stanford.edu/calendar/abstract.php?eventId=2270
> >
> > "A Faster Wait-Free Hash Table"
> Yes. Cliff and I and other JSR166 folks have been discussing the steps
> needed to adapt for j.u.c., which entails some extra support in
> atomics package, which we are in turn right now mapping out.
> Expect something (at the very least a version specialized as
> ConcurrentIdentityHashMap) to show up sometime in CVS of
> preliminary versions of Java-7 stuff, which we hope to set up
> fairly soon.
> -Doug
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