Re: JavaMemoryModel: Implementing KeepAlive

From: Sylvia Else (
Date: Mon Apr 26 2004 - 18:23:44 EDT

At 12:16 PM 25/04/2004 +1000, I wrote:

>Could you outline how this is justified in terms of the memory model and
>proposed GC rules?

I should add that the specific issue I'm having difficulty with is that of
showing that the read of the volatile variable in the finalizer is
subsequent to the write in the keepAlive method in the synchronization order.


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