Synchronization article on developerWorks

Bryce McKinlay bryce@waitaki.otago.ac.nz
Tue Jul 24 16:16:00 GMT 2001


On Wednesday, July 25, 2001, at 06:59  AM, Tom Tromey wrote:

> Also, they mention something that I've been meaning to address for a
> while: double-check locking.  We use this in libgcj, but everything
> I've read says it is inherently broken.  We should probably go through
> libgcj and remove the instances of it.

Yeah :(

Does GCJ ever write a newly allocated object to the heap before 
initializing/constructing it completely?

regards

Bryce.



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