[concurrency-interest] Suggestion: .hardGet() for atomicvariables

Ismael Juma mlists at juma.me.uk
Mon Jan 23 11:09:09 EST 2012


Hi Nathan,

On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 3:55 PM, Nathan Reynolds <nathan.reynolds at oracle.com
> wrote:

> There is an enhancement request to make getAndAdd a compiler intrinsic on
> x86.  The method would be replaced with "lock xadd".
>

This has been discussed a few times. Do you have any idea if this will be
implemented in the near future?

Best,
Ismael
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