8006409: ThreadLocalRandom should dropping padding fields from its serialized form

Aleksey Shipilev aleksey.shipilev at oracle.com
Mon Feb 25 22:03:05 UTC 2013

On 02/26/2013 01:46 AM, Chris Hegarty wrote:
> [ Subject: 8006409: ThreadLocalRandom should drop padding fields
>   from its serialized form (was: Re: RFR (S): CR 8005926: (thread)
>   Merge ThreadLocalRandom state into java.lang.Thread) ]
> I think we are in agreement that the pad fields can safely be removed
> from the serial form. No problem. To remain compatible with the TLR
> implementation in jdk7, and to have a reconstituted TLR behave
> reasonably, we need to continue to write a sensible value for rnd.
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~chegar/8006409/webrev.00/webrev/
> If I can get agreement on this simple change, I'll finalize the "spec"
> change, with respect to the serial form of TLR, and hopefully we can put
> this one to bed.

Good for me.


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