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

David Lloyd david.lloyd at redhat.com
Fri Jul 7 09:41:53 EDT 2017

On Fri, Jul 7, 2017 at 4:20 AM, Andrew Haley <aph at redhat.com> wrote:
> In practice it doesn't matter, because you don't need to CAS a
> reference to an Instant: all you need to do is to wrap all of the

I think you must have meant, "In practice it doesn't matter _in this
particular case_".  The problem of general data structures which use
CAS for updates matters very much in practice.

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