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

√iktor Ҡlang viktor.klang at gmail.com
Wed Nov 28 04:44:13 EST 2012

On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 10:32 AM, Aleksey Shipilev <
aleksey.shipilev at oracle.com> wrote:

> 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?

Even if that was done, what about J9, Dalvik etc?
I think the sad fact here is that it will essentially only be usable within
the JDK for the foreseeable future.


> -Aleksey.

Viktor Klang

Akka Tech Lead
Typesafe <http://www.typesafe.com/> - The software stack for applications
that scale

Twitter: @viktorklang
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