PING! Re: JDK 9 RFR of 6375303: Review use of caching in BigDecimal

Brian Burkhalter brian.burkhalter at
Tue Apr 15 16:24:34 UTC 2014

Hi Paul,

On Apr 15, 2014, at 12:23 AM, Paul Sandoz <paul.sandoz at> wrote:

> Hi Brian,
> My inclination is "if it ain't broke... " and AFAICT nothing indicates toString it is particular broken [*], so perhaps just focus on the cleanup aspects and revisit the other when the JMM is updated (and maybe enhanced volatiles is ready)?
> Paul.

Fine by me. I’ll update the webrev. The other aspects could come under this issue already on file:



> [*] although i still question the use of thread locals, but that is a separate issue that requires more investigation and i don't know if if can be improved.

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