Java security patch breaks Guava library
"A small security fix in Java update 51, released last week, appears to be incompatible with the popular Google Guava library."
JEP 188: Java Memory Model Update
Doug Lea has introduced this JEP which "serves to provide information and guidance for efforts bearing on shared-memory concurrency, including those on Java SE specification updates, JVM concurrency support, JDK components, testing, and tools."
The motivation for this seems to be to fix issues with the memory model brought on by changes in technology, mainly parallelism, and limitations in the current model shown up by new software and techniques. The model was last revised in JSR 133.
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