Re: JavaMemoryModel: Word-tearing

From: Bill Pugh (
Date: Sun Apr 16 2000 - 07:51:36 EDT

At 2:51 PM -0400 4/15/00, Doug Lea wrote:
>Bill: Consider adding something to your draft JSR request that
>addresses word-tearing.

Thanks. Yes, this is an issue, and everyone I've talked to about it
agrees that the spec would guarantee that each element of an array is
a distinct variable and that no word-tearing effects should be seen.

However, it needs to be spelled out in the new spec.


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