Re: JavaMemoryModel: Draft of JavaOne talk

From: Bill Pugh (
Date: Mon May 29 2000 - 11:09:11 EDT

At 8:50 AM -0400 5/29/00, Doug Lea wrote:
> One of the reasons for doing this is that as
>of last summer, I didn't know of any JVMs that did not provide
>initialization safety of final fields. But there are now many more of
>them. Does anyone know of any JVM (maybe on alphas?) that does not?

The Symantec JIT does not. Changing the fields of the Singleton in
Paul's example to final has ne effect; you still see uninitialized

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