[concurrency-interest] Concurrency-interest Digest, Vol 148, Issue 16

Mike Duigou openjdk at duigou.org
Thu May 25 16:01:41 EDT 2017

> And so, Mike: Some existing code might rely on this, so the best we
> could so here is replace elided volatile-write with a fullFence,
> which would probably not be detectably faster.

Another one bites the dust. A disappointing and frustrating but familiar 
conclusion--being blocked from reasonable beneficial improvements by the 
specification making unnecessary promises or by what some weird program 
that may or might expect. Having been there I am not envious of those 
working the JDK libraries.


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