Aligned long views over byte arrays and heap ByteBuffers
john.r.rose at oracle.com
Fri Jan 15 16:41:39 UTC 2016
On Jan 15, 2016, at 1:54 AM, Paul Sandoz <paul.sandoz at oracle.com> wrote:
> [*] Access to heap and direct buffers is unified, with some tweaks of the Buffer code, so that the Unsafe double address mode is always used.
FTR: This is a highly technical point, and I'm glad to see it done right. We can now remove polymorphism (bi-morphism) in inner loops which operate on a mix of buffer types. It's important for location-agnostic algorithms.
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