AtomicBoolean

public class AtomicBoolean extends Object
implements Serializable

A boolean value that may be updated atomically. See the java.util.concurrent.atomic package specification for description of the properties of atomic variables. An AtomicBoolean is used in applications such as atomically updated flags, and cannot be used as a replacement for a Boolean.

Public Constructor Summary

AtomicBoolean(boolean initialValue)
Creates a new AtomicBoolean with the given initial value.
AtomicBoolean()
Creates a new AtomicBoolean with initial value false.

Public Method Summary

final boolean
compareAndSet(boolean expect, boolean update)
Atomically sets the value to the given updated value if the current value == the expected value.
final boolean
get()
Returns the current value.
final boolean
getAndSet(boolean newValue)
Atomically sets to the given value and returns the previous value.
final void
lazySet(boolean newValue)
Eventually sets to the given value.
final void
set(boolean newValue)
Unconditionally sets to the given value.
String
toString()
Returns the String representation of the current value.
boolean
weakCompareAndSet(boolean expect, boolean update)
Atomically sets the value to the given updated value if the current value == the expected value.