[concurrency-interest] Atomic assignment

David Holmes davidcholmes at aapt.net.au
Thu May 7 18:40:07 EDT 2009

Hi Mark,

That bug is (or became) a RFE for the spec to make all accesses to
double/long atomic and that is not going to happen hence the "will not fix".
There are a number of other bugs that pertain to atomic access to volatile
long/double eg: 4247780 which was fixed back in 1.2.2

David Holmes

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> [mailto:concurrency-interest-bounces at cs.oswego.edu]On Behalf Of Mark
> Thornton
> Sent: Friday, 8 May 2009 7:29 AM
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> Subject: [concurrency-interest] Atomic assignment
> I was sure that the problem of (non)atomic assignment to volatile longs
> and doubles had been fixed, but this bug report suggests otherwise:
> http://bugs.sun.com/bugdatabase/view_bug.do?bug_id=4023233
> Anyone know for sure?
> Mark Thornton
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