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

Rémi Forax forax at univ-mlv.fr
Mon Nov 21 17:03:31 EST 2011


On 11/21/2011 08:04 PM, Guy Korland wrote:
> Not all the issues are solved, but it seems like most of the issues 
> have good answers.
> Also, notice that in .NET they have issues which Java doesn't have 
> like Native code and pointers in C++.
>
> Guy

And how do you solve the IO problems (when you retry) ?
Also the semantics chosen by Microsoft when an exception is thrown
and the one chosen by GCC is not the same.

cheers,
Rémi

>
>     > Date: Sat, 19 Nov 2011 09:21:23 +0000?
>
>     > From: Mark Thornton <mthornton at optrak.com
>     <mailto:mthornton at optrak.com>>
>     > To: concurrency-interest at cs.oswego.edu
>     <mailto:concurrency-interest at cs.oswego.edu>
>     > Subject: Re: [concurrency-interest] Transactional memory on GCC
>     4.7.0,
>     >        what about Java?
>     > Message-ID: <4EC77513.5040807 at optrak.com
>     <mailto:4EC77513.5040807 at optrak.com>>
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>     > 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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