[concurrency-interest] Should I avoid compareAndSet with value-based classes?

Doug Lea dl at cs.oswego.edu
Fri Jul 7 09:10:43 EDT 2017


On 07/06/2017 10:48 AM, Remi Forax wrote:
> 
> Value types have no identity so no identityHashCode.

But all instances accessible by multiple threads are contained by
an object with an identity (or transitively so).
So for example container-hash plus offset might suffice.

(This is veering too far off topic; let's take followups elsewhere.)

-Doug



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