8207690: Parsing API for classpath and similar path strings

Martin Buchholz martinrb at google.com
Wed Sep 12 04:39:24 UTC 2018

On Tue, Sep 11, 2018 at 9:04 AM, Stephen Colebourne
<scolebourne at joda.org> wrote:

> What I can say is that I think List is the better fit here, because:
> - the result is not large

If we're talking about classpath splitting ...

At Google, we continue to struggle with classpaths that have on the
order of 10,000 elements, and the total length of the classpath arg
exceeds Linux's 128k per-arg command line limit MAX_ARG_STRLEN.

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