RFR: 8003246: Add Supplier to ThreadLocal

David Holmes david.holmes at oracle.com
Thu Dec 6 05:10:55 UTC 2012

On 6/12/2012 5:39 AM, Akhil Arora wrote:
> This patch adds a constructor to ThreadLocal to supply initial values
> using the new Supplier functional interface. Please review. This work
> was done by Jim Gish.
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~akhil/8003246.0/webrev/
> http://bugs.sun.com/bugdatabase/view_bug.do?bug_id=8003246

Has anyone actually established that this is a useful addition to make? 
What is the acceptance criteria for adding these new mechanisms to 
existing classes? Was there a CCC request for this?

We need to be very wary of unnecessary bloat.


> Thanks

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