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

Jim Laskey jlaskey at openjdk.java.net
Wed Jan 6 15:36:30 UTC 2021

On Thu, 26 Nov 2020 15:41:16 GMT, Jim Laskey <jlaskey at openjdk.org> wrote:

>> 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.
> I kind of like the idea - not sure how expressive a BigInteger string is though. I might be able to express as <i, j, k>  BigInteger.ONE.shiftLeft(i).subtract(j).shiftLeft(k). Will ponder.



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

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