[concurrency-interest] Here's why Atomic*FieldReference access checking is broken

Doug Lea dl at cs.oswego.edu
Wed Oct 8 07:19:48 EDT 2014

On 10/08/2014 05:38 AM, Peter Levart wrote:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~plevart/jdk9-dev/AtomicFieldUpdater.AccessChecks/AnonClassPerCclass/AtomicIntegerFieldUpdater.java

Paul Sandoz has been working on VarHandles (like MethodHandles)
for similar purposes. Possibly even the same purposes.
See his JavaOne talk slides at
It seems worth waiting for more progress on this front before
contemplating changes along these lines.


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