[concurrency-interest] Extended access methods for Atomics (and AQS)

Doug Lea dl at cs.oswego.edu
Tue Apr 20 07:49:58 EDT 2010


On 04/19/10 16:39, Gregg Wonderly wrote:
>
> If you order them from weaker on the
> outside to stronger on the inside as something like
>
> non-volatile -> relaxed -> volatile:read
>

Just for the sake of clarifying terminology:
"relaxed" refers to accessing an atomic variable, that by default
acts as volatile, as if it were neither volatile nor final.
So, "non-volatile" and "relaxed" are basically the same concept.

-Doug




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