RFR 8066397 Remove network-related seed initialization code in ThreadLocal/SplittableRandom

Aleksey Shipilev aleksey.shipilev at oracle.com
Wed Dec 3 10:37:37 UTC 2014


On 12/02/2014 01:02 PM, Paul Sandoz wrote:
> Please find below a patch to remove the networking code computing a
> seed in ThreadLocal/SplittableRandom.

Looks good.

> We thought it a good idea at the time :-) but subsequently on certain
> platforms this results in very high initalization costs that can
> propagate to other classes such as ConcurrentSkipList*.

Yes, that irked me a lot at the time we introduced this.


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