[concurrency-interest] The real impact of RFE 4630118?

Neal Gafter neal at gafter.com
Tue Apr 13 17:41:21 EDT 2010


I think this is relevant:

http://swiki-lifia.info.unlp.edu.ar/ContextAware/uploads/29/Ephemerons_-_A_New_Finalization_Mechanism.pdf

On Tue, Apr 13, 2010 at 2:28 PM, Gregg Wonderly <gregg at wonderly.org> wrote:

> I've been aware of http://bugs.sun.com/view_bug.do?bug_id=4630118 for some
> time, and have two votes on it currently.  What I wonder about, is whether
> there is anything about solving it, which is actually harder than the
> proposal actually sounds.
>
> Having that issue resolved would make so many caching and memory pressure
> relief things possible to deal with, which currently are really hard to
> manage with public APIs, because it is impossible to guarantee that values
> don't reference keys.
>
> Thoughts?
>
> Gregg Wonderly
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