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From Julien Aymé <>
Subject Re: Pointers
Date Tue, 04 Jan 2011 08:58:30 GMT
If you only use boolean, integer and long, you can also use AtomicXXX
from java.util.concurrent.atomic (if you have to use them in a
multi-threaded environment).
Otherwise, the MutableXXX wrappers in Commons Lang are good.


2011/1/3 Paul Benedict <>:
> Michael,
> Primitives are passed by value in Java. If you want to "modify" primitives,
> use the MutableXXX wrappers in Commons Lang.
> Paul
> On Mon, Jan 3, 2011 at 3:01 PM, Michael Giannakopoulos <
>> wrote:
>> I mean exactly the same thing as C# but from the replies i see that's a
>> difficult task and also that has little to do with apache commons...
>> Because
>> i use java a lot it's annoying the fact that specific variables that i want
>> to change values in other functions cannot be passed as arguments but
>> instead you have to declare them as arrays or other objects... Thanks for
>> all the replies. Do you believe that something like that can start in
>> commons?

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