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

Aleksey Shipilev aleksey.shipilev at oracle.com
Wed Nov 28 04:32:48 EST 2012


On 11/28/2012 05:05 AM, √iktor Ҡlang wrote:
> Indeed, but will @Contended be magically available on old JDKs?
> The only thing I want is not to be able to keep separate code bases for
> JDK9 and then JDK8-6 just because @Contended is only present in JDK9.

Correction: as far as current plans go, this is on track for JDK8.

Would it help adoption if this would get backported to JDK7 (you will
have to have the recent update release nevertheless)? Would that be
sensible to backport to JDK6 at all?

-Aleksey.


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