JDK 9 RFR of 4026465: Provide more byte array constructors for BigInteger

Stephen Colebourne scolebourne at joda.org
Tue Dec 30 10:33:14 UTC 2014

Just to note that an IndexOutOfBoundsException is mentioned in the
text (line 274, 350) but there is no matching @throws clause. The
IndexOutOfBoundsException could have a message added.

In general, I would expect an offset/length overload for most methods
that take an array, so this seems like a sensible request.


On 30 December 2014 at 01:18, Brian Burkhalter
<brian.burkhalter at oracle.com> wrote:
> Please review at your convenience.
> Issue:  https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-4026465
> Patch:  http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~bpb/4026465/webrev.00/
> Should this issue not look to be worth addressing after all, then I propose that it should be resolved as “Won’t Fix” rather than be left dangling. If on the other hand the change appears reasonable, then a CCC request will be in order.
> Thanks,
> Brian

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