Java 8 RFC 7189139: BigInteger's staticRandom field can be a source of bottlenecks

Brian Burkhalter brian.burkhalter at
Fri Aug 23 23:39:10 UTC 2013

With respect to this issue

any comments on this potential fix


would be appreciated.

Rudimentary testing with JMH ( did not reveal any deleterious performance effects in single-threaded operation nor any obvious improvements in the dual threaded case but testing was done on on my aging Core 2 Duo notebook and is not likely representative of anything approaching real world conditions.



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