[concurrency-interest] jsr166y classes now in jdk7m5

Alex Miller alexdmiller at yahoo.com
Mon Nov 16 11:25:57 EST 2009


Sounds very cool.  I'm sure my team would love to take a look at it if you wanted any review (not that you have any lack of expert reviewers, I'm sure :).  


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>From: Bob Lee <crazybob at crazybob.org>
>To: Alex Miller <alexdmiller at yahoo.com>
>Cc: Martin Buchholz <martinrb at google.com>; Doug Lea <dl at cs.oswego.edu>; concurrency-interest at cs.oswego.edu
>Sent: Mon, November 16, 2009 10:07:10 AM
>Subject: Re: [concurrency-interest] jsr166y classes now in jdk7m5
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>Alex,
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>I've been working on MapMaker full time for the past 2 weeks and do hope to get it into JDK 7. It will have simple LRU-based (possibly combined w/ LFU-based) eviction. You won't be able to plug in custom eviction algorithms, but it will make a for an effective, fast, concurrent, general-purpose, in-memory cache that will improve upon soft references without sacrificing ease of use. I liken it to LinkedHashMap.removeEldest().
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>I understand that the JDK 7 schedule is kind of up in the air at the moment, but Doug and Martin are right--if MapMaker doesn't make it in, it's not the end of the world. We can just continue to import Google Collections.
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>Bob
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