On 07/03/2018 11:17, semyon.sadet...@oracle.com wrote:
I found nothing related to the behavior, only some conclusion about
possible performance difference.
So you agree?
Agreed with what? Unrelated to the current fix and unproven possible
performance change in rare situation is not outweigh the change in behavior.
You always should check for null return if the spec does not say that
null is never returned. In this specific case if null check is absent
the NPE will be thrown in the user code instead of JDK code, so there is
Returning null is better than throwing NPE especially in the case
when NPE doesn't correspond to the spec. Krishna kindly agreed to fix
both issues at once. I didn't get what is the problem?
Nope, if the method start to return null means that all its usage
should be checked for null return value.
As I said it is better to use version .01 which fixed the problem w/o
Thanks for your advice. Try to provide more arguments next time.
You are welcome.
Best regards, Sergey.