AtomicReference

Native
1.3
class AtomicReference<T>

An atomic reference to a frozen Kotlin object. Can be used in concurrent scenarious but frequently shall be of nullable type and be zeroed out (with compareAndSwap(get(), null)) once no longer needed. Otherwise memory leak could happen.

Constructors

Native
1.3

<init>

An atomic reference to a frozen Kotlin object. Can be used in concurrent scenarious but frequently shall be of nullable type and be zeroed out (with compareAndSwap(get(), null)) once no longer needed. Otherwise memory leak could happen.

AtomicReference(value_: T)

Properties

Native
1.3

value

The referenced value. Gets the value or sets the new value. If new value is not null, it must be frozen or permanent object.

var value: T

Functions

Native
1.3

compareAndSet

Compares value with expected and replaces it with new value if values matches.

fun compareAndSet(expected: T, new: T): Boolean
Native
1.3

compareAndSwap

Compares value with expected and replaces it with new value if values matches. If new value is not null, it must be frozen or permanent object.

fun compareAndSwap(expected: T, new: T): T
Native
1.3

toString

Returns the string representation of this object.

fun toString(): String