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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-7133390

De-duplication of Fields of Immutable Objects (Strings)

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    • Type: Enhancement
    • Status: Resolved
    • Priority: P4
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 7u2
    • Fix Version/s: 8.4
    • Component/s: hotspot
    • Labels:
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    • Subcomponent:
      gc
    • CPU:
      x86
    • OS:
      linux

      Description

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      The basic idea is to scan the heap's old collection for immutable objects (e.g. Strings). When duplicate Strings are identified, force them to share the char[]. This idea doesn't apply strictly to Strings.

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              Reporter:
              nreynold Nathan Reynolds
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