8170987: Module system implementation refresh (12/2016)

Mandy Chung mandy.chung at oracle.com
Thu Dec 15 18:25:50 UTC 2016

> On Dec 15, 2016, at 10:13 AM, Alan Bateman <Alan.Bateman at oracle.com> wrote:
> On 15/12/2016 14:13, Claes Redestad wrote:
>> The context here, I assume, is the increased startup cost to initialize
>> java.util.regex in 9 (and a few regression fixes related to this that
>> I've done in the area which may have involved avoiding adding a
>> regex-free fast path for trivial but common cases):
> Yes although it's not an issue at this time.. Looking at it again then we should be able to decompose it at link time and generate code that reconstitutes it from its parts. That would avoid needing to reparse at startup.

That’s one possibility that we could consider in the future.


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