RFR: 8273369: Computing micros between two instants unexpectedly overflows for some cases [v5]
scolebourne at openjdk.java.net
Wed Sep 8 15:38:11 UTC 2021
On Wed, 8 Sep 2021 00:36:29 GMT, Naoto Sato <naoto at openjdk.org> wrote:
>> Please review the fix to the issue. Avoiding overflow by not calling nanosUntil() directly, which will overflow beyond Long.MAX_VALUE difference in nano unit.
> Naoto Sato has updated the pull request incrementally with one additional commit since the last revision:
> Added comments for the test.
`toEpochMilli()` overflows at large/small values. Thus any attempt to calculate the difference between two very large instants would fail.
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