Miscellaneous improvements to "jar".

Xueming Shen Xueming.Shen at Sun.COM
Fri Jun 26 18:43:01 UTC 2009

Ulf Zibis wrote:
> Am 26.06.2009 17:47, Xueming Shen schrieb:
>> Ulf,
>> I do have a "prototype implementation" that uses buffer based 
>> read/write on Jar/ZipFile, it
>> is not that "much" faster as you would have expected (basically the 
>> gain of using direct buffer
>> comes from saving one or two memory copy of the content,  which is 
>> very faster, compared to
>> the "real hard" work of moving bits from harddisk to memory).
> Often those bits are just cached in memory from OS side, maybe also 
> big chunks of rt.jar and charsets.jar after VM is launched.
> Another 2 cents!
> -Ulf
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