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

Andrew Haley aph at redhat.com
Tue Nov 22 10:37:26 EST 2011


On 11/18/2011 05:15 PM, Nathan Reynolds wrote:
> We would probably need to consider STM and hardware support.

Sure, but we don't need hardware support for Java.  If
C++ can do it without hardware, so can Java.  Algorithms like
TL2 make it practical to do in software.  Figuring out language
integration is the big challenge.

Andrew.


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