j.ul.Objects follow-up: methods for var-argification?

Ulf Zibis Ulf.Zibis at gmx.de
Fri Oct 9 08:33:40 UTC 2009

Am 08.10.2009 20:34, Joseph D. Darcy schrieb:
> Hello.
> In the discussion about java.util.Objects, a few existing JDK methods 
> were mentioned for possible var-argification:
> java.util.Arrays.hashCode(Object[] a)
> java.util.Arrays.deepHashCode(Object[] a)
> java.util.Arrays.toString(Object[] a)
> Also of possible general interest are some methods on String (bug 
> 6762452 API change proposal: Enhance String constructor for varargs)
> java.lang.String.copyValueOf(char[] data)
> java.lang.String.valueOf(char[] data)
> java.lang.String(char[] value)
> Var-argification is fully binary compatible and is generally source 
> compatible, although new conversions are allowed of course and 
> overloadings may change.

As String is final, there are no changed overloadings.
As the Arrays methods are static, there are too no changed overloadings.

OK, correct me, if I'm wrong.


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