Re: SingletonFactory and safe publication
On 04.12.2014 03:34, Arne Vajh=C3=B8j wrote:
I have a strong feeling that all the effort "optimizing" singleton
pattern is ridiculous compared to the significance of the problem.
This has been discussed over and over again by some of the
brightest Java people for more than a decade.
And I have never heard of a case where the trivial solution
of making the getInstance method synchronized was shown
to actually have a significant negative impact on application
I second that. Plus, if it _does_ have an impact then initializing the
instance at the time the factory instance is created and removing the
synchronization usually is the best solution. Granted, the instance may =
be created prematurly but if the synchronization has an impact then it's =
because there are so many accesses to the singleton throughout a long
running program - in that case a bit of lag during application start is
often negligible if the application runs faster then.
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