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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [classlib][concurrent] Integrating into builds and snapshot
Date Wed, 30 Aug 2006 04:42:51 GMT


Andrey Chernyshev wrote:
> 
> I agree that j.u.c. will need efficient inlining for the Unsafe.
> However, if the Harmony impl of Unsafe does nothing but simple call
> forwarding to the appropriate methods of vmmagic, then we probably
> won't get that big overhead.
> In other words, we can try keeping Unsafe interface as a bridge
> between j.u.c. and various VM's at the price of one extra method call
> to it's "real" implementation (which could be vmmagic in our case). It
> would be nice, however, if we can agree with the concurrency group to
> hide Unsafe under some other interface which would have a more neutral
> package name (e.g. not sun.misc).
> 

Agreed.  I think though that we should demonstrate why we want the 
package change by successfully integrating into Harmony.

geir




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