RFR 8154556: Use java.nio.ByteOrder instead of boolean value

Paul Sandoz paul.sandoz at oracle.com
Thu Apr 21 14:34:35 UTC 2016


Please review:

  http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~psandoz/jdk9/JDK-8154556-vh-nio-byteorder/webrev/ <http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~psandoz/jdk9/JDK-8154556-vh-nio-byteorder/webrev/>

This is a small tweak to the VarHandle API. The array and ByteBuffer related factory methods on MethodhHandles now accept a java.no.ByteOrder rather than a boolean value.

Use of java.no.ByteOrder is considered more readable in code that a boolean value, for express big, little or native endianness.


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