RFR(L) 8013267 : move MemberNameTable from native code to Java heap, use to intern MemberNames
david.r.chase at oracle.com
Wed Nov 12 18:27:33 UTC 2014
> Sadly, this seems not to be the case for MemberNames or for “Types”.
That statement is inoperative. Mistakes were made.
It’s compareTo that they lack.
On 2014-11-09, at 7:55 AM, Peter Levart <peter.levart at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi David,
> I played a little with the idea of having a hash table instead of packed sorted array for interning. Using ConcurrentHashMap would present quite some memory overhead. A more compact representation is possible in the form of a linear-scan hash table where elements of array are MemberNames themselves:
> This is a drop-in replacement for MemberName on top of your jdk.06 patch. If you have some time, you can run this with your performance tests to see if it presents any difference. If not, then perhaps this interning is not so performance critical after all.
> Regards, Peter
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