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

Doug Lea dl at cs.oswego.edu
Tue Nov 27 15:49:10 EST 2012


On 11/27/12 15:28, Alan Bateman wrote:

> I think it's time to consider a new namespace for this and what might follow. As
> the intention is not to include it in Java SE then something like
> jdk.vm.Contended might be a candidate to think about. I also think it's time to
> think adding a "supported" jdk.vm.Unsafe but that's a bigger discussion.

I'd be in favor of seeing a JDK9 JEP (written by, say, the JDK
core-libs lead :-) established for this. It would be nice to escape
the weird set of historical accidents that led to all this. But
it will surely require some sort of clever evolution plan to
move external code bases to use it.

-Doug



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