[concurrency-interest] DirectByteBuffers and reachabilityFence

Vitaly Davidovich vitalyd at gmail.com
Thu Dec 10 07:51:46 EST 2015


I can see a few reasons against extending `this` lifetime at this stage of
java's life, but what were the objections last time(s) this came up?

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On Dec 10, 2015 4:38 AM, "Andrew Haley" <aph at redhat.com> wrote:

> On 10/12/15 02:54, Vitaly Davidovich wrote:
> > So where do we go from here? If `this` will be extended to method end,
> that
> > would have implications for where rF() is needed (or not).
> >
> > Who makes the call on this, no pun intended?
>
> Ultimately, the JCP.  But I warn you now: we have had this exact
> argument several times before, and it's always gone the same way.
> reachabilityFence is the best hope we have.
>
> Andrew.
>
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