[concurrency-interest] @Contended (JEP-142)

Doug Lea dl at cs.oswego.edu
Tue Nov 27 12:40:29 EST 2012

Aleksey has been making progress on a hotspot implementation of
the @Contended annotation. While this progresses, we'd also
like continued feedback about the java-level information, guidance,
examples, etc.

As a compromise that helps avoid controversy about its status
and specs, the @Contended annotation itself will probably be placed
in sun.misc, not java.util.concurrent.*. A staging version of
Contended.java is in our CVS though, with javadoc at:


Any comments and suggestions will be welcome.


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