RFR: 8248862: Implement Enhanced Pseudo-Random Number Generators [v3]

Rémi Forax github.com+828220+forax at openjdk.java.net
Wed Nov 25 14:19:02 UTC 2020

On Wed, 25 Nov 2020 13:09:03 GMT, Jim Laskey <jlaskey at openjdk.org> wrote:

>> This PR is to introduce a new random number API for the JDK. The primary API is found in RandomGenerator and RandomGeneratorFactory. Further description can be found in the JEP https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/356 .
>> javadoc can be found at http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~jlaskey/prng/doc/api/java.base/java/util/random/package-summary.html
>> old PR:  https://github.com/openjdk/jdk/pull/1273
> Jim Laskey has updated the pull request incrementally with one additional commit since the last revision:
>   8248862: Implement Enhanced Pseudo-Random Number Generators
>   Changes to RandomGeneratorFactory requested by @PaulSandoz

src/java.base/share/classes/java/util/random/RandomGeneratorFactory.java line 46:

> 44: import java.util.stream.Stream;
> 45: import jdk.internal.util.random.RandomSupport.RandomGeneratorProperty;
> 46: 

Instead of calling a method properties to create a Map, it's usually far easier to use an annotation,
annotation values supports less runtime type so BigInteger is not supported but using a String instead should be OK.


PR: https://git.openjdk.java.net/jdk/pull/1292

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