The weakCompareAndSetPlain() method of a AtomicReference class is used to atomically sets the value to newValue for AtomicReference if the current value is equal to expectedValue passed as parameter. This method updates the value with memory semantics of setting as if the variable was declared non-volatile and non-final.This method returns true if set a new value to AtomicRefrence is successful.
public final boolean weakCompareAndSetPlain(V expectedValue, V newValue)
Parameters: This method accepts expectedValue which is the expected value and newValue which is the new value to set.
Return value: This method returns true if successful.
Below programs illustrate the weakCompareAndSetPlain() method:
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