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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-8080588 VarHandles development
  3. JDK-8157726

VarHandles/Unsafe should support sub-word atomic ops

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    • Resolution: Fixed
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      See the discussion here:
        http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/core-libs-dev/2016-May/041369.html
        http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/core-libs-dev/2016-May/041382.html

      This needs new entry points in Unsafe, compiler support and intrinsics. Also, a sensible fallback strategy for platforms lacking sub-word atomic ops.

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