Review Request: 8004201: add reducers to primitive type wrappers

Krystal Mo at
Fri Nov 30 19:19:46 UTC 2012

Hi Vitaly,

Right now HotSpot only declares and implements the (int,int)->int 
version of Math.min/max as intrinsics.
Nevertheless, it wouldn't hurt to use the Math methods, in hope that 
they'll get more love in the future :-)

- Kris

On 12/01/2012 02:59 AM, Vitaly Davidovich wrote:
> Hi Akhil,
> At least for Integer.min/max you may want to use Math.min/max - these are
> jit intrinsics.  I'd probably use the Math methods for all matching types
> (int, long, float, double) to cover the bases.
> Thanks
> Sent from my phone
> On Nov 30, 2012 1:45 PM, "Akhil Arora" <akhil.arora at> wrote:
>> Hi
>> Requesting review for some basic functionality related to lambdas -
>> Add min, max, sum methods to the primitive wrapper classes - Byte, Short,
>> Integer, Long, Float, Double and Character so as to be able to use them as
>> reducers in lambda expressions. Add and, or, xor methods to Boolean.
>> Thanks

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