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

Nathan Reynolds nathan.reynolds at oracle.com
Mon Jan 23 14:36:40 EST 2012

No clue.  I hope it is.

Nathan Reynolds 
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On 1/23/2012 9:09 AM, Ismael Juma wrote:
> Hi Nathan,
> On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 3:55 PM, Nathan Reynolds 
> <nathan.reynolds at oracle.com <mailto: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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