Re: JavaMemoryModel: Another attempt at formalizing finalization; need particular attention from parallel GC people

From: Sylvia Else (
Date: Fri Apr 23 2004 - 20:39:35 EDT

At 04:13 PM 23/04/2004 -0400, Jeremy Manson wrote:
>Completion of a constructor of an object X is treated as a volatile
>write to a hidden field of X that is read by the finalizer of X.

The read in the finalizer has to happen-before any other action in the


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