[concurrency-interest] DirectByteBuffers and reachabilityFence

David M. Lloyd david.lloyd at redhat.com
Thu Dec 10 12:09:16 EST 2015

On 12/09/2015 07:44 PM, David Holmes wrote:
> To be clear, I missed this later assertion:
>> In summary, we agree that an object can _become finalizable_ before
>> completion of its constructor, if the Object constructor completed
>> normally and the object is otherwise no longer reachable.
> No! The object should not be able to become finalizable until after all its
> constructors have completed, and then it becomes unreachable.

Is this your view of the existing world, or what you are proposing be 
changed?  I'm losing track of what's what in this discussion. :-)


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