[concurrency-interest] Transactional memory on GCC 4.7.0, what about Java?

Mark Thornton mthornton at optrak.com
Sat Nov 19 04:21:23 EST 2011


On 19/11/11 07:00, Guy Korland wrote:
> Hardware support might be great but it seems like it won't be 
> generally available in the near future, while STM is becoming, 
> widely available see Scala, Intel C++, and GCC 4.7... I think this 
> process should start in Java also.
>
> Regards,
> Guy Korland
>
Yet Microsoft abandoned STM.net after 6 years development.

http://www.bluebytesoftware.com/blog/2010/01/03/ABriefRetrospectiveOnTransactionalMemory.aspx

Have the issues changed or the has the focus been narrowed to something 
which is achievable?

Mark Thornton


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