[PATCH 1/1] Get rid of synchronization in java.util.logging.LogRecord constructor
Andrew John Hughes
gnu_andrew at member.fsf.org
Fri Mar 13 00:08:56 UTC 2009
2009/3/13 Dalibor Topic <Dalibor.Topic at sun.com>:
> David M. Lloyd wrote:
>> On 03/12/2009 05:41 PM, Mark Reinhold wrote:
>>> You might want to have a look at the new contribution process .
>>> Using that will increase the probability that someone will evaluate
>>> your patch sooner rather than later.
>>> - Mark
>>>  http://openjdk.java.net/contribute
>> Consider my post to be step 2 of that process. The patch itself is
>> probably the most succinct way of expressing the proposed change (it
>> only took a minute or two to write in any case).
> That's understandable, but it's a lot easier to find interesting patches
> to review in a bug tracker, then to search for them among mailing list threads.
> In other words, if you, say, look at this thread so far in your mail reader,
> you'd have a hard time figuring out whether someone has reviewed your change
> or not, without spending the time reading the thread. Since more people end
> up reading each e-mail then people end up writing each e-mail, it's useful
> to optimize processes towards avoiding having to read a lot of e-mail in
> order to figure out simple things.
> So, please do add your patch to the bug tracker so that it doesn't get lost,
> and so that others don't have to spend time reading threads full of polite
> requests to please add your patch to the bug tracker. ;)
And we probably also need to cajole people into adding comments on
patches already posted...
>> Anyone have comments on the change?
> It seems that the change would break serialization, by changing the type
> of a serialized field (in both classes) away from a primitive one. See
> for details.
Except that both fields are static, and static fields aren't
serialised by default.
> Such comments are, obviously, better preserved in a bug tracker, then in
> a mailing list thread, but you knew I'd say that, right? ;)
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