RFR (XS) 8076759: AbstractStringBuilder.append(...) should ensure enough capacity for the upcoming "trivial" append calls

Roger Riggs Roger.Riggs at Oracle.com
Tue May 5 13:33:59 UTC 2015

Hi Aleksey,

Thanks for checking the rounding alternative.

As for the CCC, since the implementation details are in the javadoc
then it will be needed either to remove the details or to update them.
I'd be inclined to try to remove them since they are there primarily for 

Thanks, Roger

On 5/5/2015 4:31 AM, Aleksey Shipilev wrote:
> Hi Roger,
> On 05/01/2015 08:19 PM, Roger Riggs wrote:
>> Is there any additional benefit by rounding up the next multiple of 4 or 8.
>> That would avoid a few wasted bytes at the end of the buffer modulo the
>> allocation size.
> It does not seem to help any further. Tried "plus32-round8", as in:
>    http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~shade/8076759/patches.txt
> ...and it performs similar to "plus32":
>    http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~shade/8076759/data-foot.png
>    http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~shade/8076759/data-perf.png
>> Otherwise, looks fine to me also.
> I actually wonder if my change in ensureCapacity Javadoc requires a CCC?
> On that topic, I also tempted to remove the implementation details from
> the Javadoc there, since it does not play well with "describe what you
> will do, not how would you do it".
> Thanks,
> -Aleksey.

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