Integrated: 8259947: (fs) Optimize UnixPath.encode implementation

Claes Redestad redestad at
Wed Jan 20 15:17:55 UTC 2021

On Tue, 19 Jan 2021 00:35:51 GMT, Claes Redestad <redestad at> wrote:

> This patch improves `UnixPath.encode` by reusing `JLA.getBytesNoRepl` (which has fast-paths for common encoding) and avoiding a `toCharArray` call on the input by refactoring the `normalizeNativePath` code to operate on `String`. This might have a cost on files on Mac that need additional native normalization.
> This removes another `ThreadLocal` and a source of `SoftReference`s. Together with the UTF-8 fast-path my UTF-8 encoded file system see substantial speed-ups in a trivial `new File(str).toPath()` microbenchmark.

This pull request has now been integrated.

Changeset: 5891509d
Author:    Claes Redestad <redestad at>
Stats:     107 lines in 6 files changed: 40 ins; 43 del; 24 mod

8259947: (fs) Optimize UnixPath.encode implementation

Reviewed-by: chegar, shade, alanb



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