RFR: 8282662: Use List.of() factory method to reduce memory consumption [v9]

Roger Riggs rriggs at openjdk.java.net
Wed Jun 1 13:32:47 UTC 2022

On Wed, 1 Jun 2022 07:50:58 GMT, Сергей Цыпанов <duke at openjdk.java.net> wrote:

>> `List.of()` along with `Set.of()` create unmodifiable `List/Set` but with smaller footprint comparing to `Arrays.asList()` / `new HashSet()` when called with vararg of size 0, 1, 2.
>> In general replacement of `Arrays.asList()` with `List.of()` is dubious as the latter is null-hostile, however in some cases we are sure that arguments are non-null. Into this PR I've included the following cases (in addition to those where the argument is proved to be non-null at compile-time):
>> - `MethodHandles.longestParameterList()` never returns null
>> - parameter types are never null
>> - interfaces used for proxy construction and returned from `Class.getInterfaces()` are never null
>> - exceptions types of method signature are never null
> Сергей Цыпанов has updated the pull request incrementally with one additional commit since the last revision:
>   8282662: Revert wrong copyright year change

Marked as reviewed by rriggs (Reviewer).

Thanks for the improvements.


PR: https://git.openjdk.java.net/jdk/pull/7729

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