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

Remi Forax forax at univ-mlv.fr
Wed Nov 28 06:44:21 EST 2012


On 11/28/2012 10:32 AM, Aleksey Shipilev 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?

It's one advantage to have the annotation in sun.misc,
you can backport it to some update of jdk7 without any trouble.

>
> -Aleksey.

Rémi



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