The weakCompareAndSetRelease() 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 and ensures that prior loads and stores are not reordered after this access. This method returns true if set a new value to AtomicRefrence is successful.
public final boolean weakCompareAndSetRelease(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 weakCompareAndSetRelease() method:
Attention reader! Don’t stop learning now. Get hold of all the important Java Foundation and Collections concepts with the Fundamentals of Java and Java Collections Course at a student-friendly price and become industry ready. To complete your preparation from learning a language to DS Algo and many more, please refer Complete Interview Preparation Course.