SplittableRandom update

Paul Sandoz paul.sandoz at oracle.com
Fri Sep 20 15:36:10 UTC 2013

Hi Kasper,

Can you please log a bug [1] (and also note that ThreadLocal/Random does the same) ?

My preference would be to get this code in and fix the error reporting separately.


[1] https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/

On Sep 20, 2013, at 8:25 AM, Kasper Nielsen <kasperni at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> This is minor, but I hate it when bounds check does not include the
> specified parameters.
> Makes it much harder to track down a bug, if all you have is a stack trace.
> - Kasper
> On Fri, Sep 20, 2013 at 4:11 PM, Doug Lea <dl at cs.oswego.edu> wrote:
>> In the course of writing up a report (coming soon) that includes
>> discussion of SplittableRandom, we had a chance to further
>> analyze and test things, resulting in a few small improvements. Plus
>> some internal renamings to better reflect intent.
>> Plus now with the same initial seed mechanics
>> discussed a few days ago for ThreadLocalRandom.
>> Thanks to Paul Sandoz for creating webrevs:
>> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/**browse/JDK-8025136<https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8025136>
>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~**psandoz/tl/JDK-8025136-SR-**
>> enhancements/webrev/<http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~psandoz/tl/JDK-8025136-SR-enhancements/webrev/>
>> I think we need one more reviewer for it.
>> -Doug

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