RFR 4641897: Faster string conversion of large integers

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Mon Jun 24 11:17:42 UTC 2013

On 21/06/2013 16:04, Brian Burkhalter wrote:
> On Jun 21, 2013, at 2:49 AM, Alan Bateman wrote:
>> One part that might need attention is getRadixConversionCache as I 
>> could imagine cases where the synchronization could lead to 
>> contention. Have you (or Alan) considered alternatives that would 
>> limit the synchronization to only when the powers cache needs to be 
>> expanded?
> I have not but will do so. I cannot speak for Alan E.
"static synchronized" always jumps out but since every toString uses it 
when beyond the threshold then it would be good to eliminate. You're 
doing great work to sequence all these patches and if fixing this now 
delays the plan then it would be fine to address it later.


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