[concurrency-interest] conditional put

Tim Peierls tim at peierls.net
Tue Nov 6 09:05:37 EST 2007


On 11/6/07, kevin bourrillion <kevinb at google.com> wrote:
>
> Doug and Bob and I have coincidentally been discussing this again
> lately; Doug is still skeptical that a truly general-purpose reusable
> solution is feasible, but I'm a damned optimist.  If we manage to come
> up with something it will go into the google collections library.
>

For those who, like me, can't always remember everything Doug had to say on
this:

http://www.nabble.com/Lazy-concurrent-map-value-initialization-p4390597.html

and the more recent discussion:

http://www.nabble.com/Adding-a-createIfAbsent%28%29-API--tf4262682.html#a12130834

--tim
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