Are the faster versions of HashMap and BigInteger going into jdk7?
Andrew John Hughes
gnu_andrew at member.fsf.org
Tue Oct 27 11:49:49 UTC 2009
2009/10/27 Alan Eliasen <eliasen at mindspring.com>:
> On 10/23/2009 11:01 AM, Andrew John Hughes wrote:
>> 6622432 is the one of the ones I just pointed to i.e. it's in JDK7.
>> If Alan has a further patch and hasn't even submitted it for
>> inclusion, it's obviously not in.
> I had just queried Joe Darcy at Sun about reviewing my patches for
> Karatsuba and Toom-Cook multiplication in BigInteger again last week. His
> reply was:
> "Yes, I apologize again for the repeated delays; I want to get your
> Karatsuba work reviewed and integrated within this JDK 7 milestone (the next
> few weeks)."
> So I'm hopeful. So far, I haven't heard of any substantive issues with
> the patches. They were mostly stylistic.
> As I've stated before, I also have patches that greatly improve the
> performance of pow() and toString() (by orders of magnitude) that I have
> been holding on to for a long time, and hoping to submit after the
> multiplication patches are approved. (I was asked by Joe Darcy to submit in
> smaller patches.) Hopefully these might get in JDK 7 too.
> Alan Eliasen
> eliasen at mindspring.com
I presume this was in private e-mail. Why was it not just discussed
on this list? For one thing, you wouldn't then have to reiterate the
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