Re: JavaMemoryModel: Fairness Guarantees in the Memory Model?

From: Joshua Bloch (
Date: Tue Oct 23 2001 - 12:34:21 EDT


> Thread.yield() allows all other threads of equal or higher
>priority a chance to make progress.

   Sorry, I haven't been following the latest discussion in any detail, but it
might be worth adding a note. Around here, it has long been held that a legal,
if unhelpful, implementation of Thread.yield is a no-op.



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