RFR: 8055949: ByteArrayOutputStream capacity should be maximal array size permitted by VM

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Mon Aug 25 20:28:28 UTC 2014

On 25/08/2014 18:37, Martin Buchholz wrote:
> Hi friends of ByteArrayOutputStream,
> I'm trying to clean up an apparent oversight when I tried to fix huge 
> array resizing back in
> 6933217: Huge arrays handled poorly in core libraries
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8055949
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~martin/webrevs/openjdk9/ByteArrayOutputStream-MAX_ARRAY_SIZE/ 
> <http://cr.openjdk.java.net/%7Emartin/webrevs/openjdk9/ByteArrayOutputStream-MAX_ARRAY_SIZE/>
> The 2x capacity gap was noticed by real users!
The change to BAOS looks okay, I don't recall why it wasn't updated with 
the previous changes.

I'm not sure about adding a test with @ignore though, maybe the @test 
should just be dropped to avoid the temptation to "fix" the test before 
there is support for selecting tests based on the resources available.


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