RFR: 8229283: StringLatin1 should consistently use CharacterDataLatin1.instance when applicable
claes.redestad at oracle.com
Thu Aug 8 11:28:17 UTC 2019
in j.l.StringLatin1 we can and do call CharacterDataLatin1 directly in
some places, which avoids a few indirections. Doing so has no effect on
peak performance, but simplifies the work the JIT needs to do and speeds
up a variety of operations during startup and warmup.
Pre-existing StringUpperLower microbenchmark sees 1.5-1.9x
improvements when run with -Xint or -XX:TieredStopAtLevel=1. Affected
operations are very common, so there are tiny but measurable gains
across a diverse set of startup tests.
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