Request for review: Race conditions in java.nio.charset.Charset

Martin Buchholz martinrb at
Thu Oct 8 04:31:19 UTC 2009

On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 15:58, Ulf Zibis <Ulf.Zibis at> wrote:

> For my better understanding:
> Can you explain me the real bug in
> In my understanding, loading the "name" field twice is too only a
> performance bug. Please correct me!

Take a look at the discussion on 6881442 in the core-libs-dev archives.
It *is* a performance improvement, but it's not a very big one
(at least on x86) and that is not its primary purpose.


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