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From "Pavel Pervov" <pmcfi...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Using PriviAction instead of PrivilegedAction
Date Wed, 24 Dec 2008 11:24:24 GMT
As I see it this class only solves the problem of "the more anonymous
classes - the larger disribution is" problem. That is all. I assume we
want to move toward solving that problem, but I'm not quite sure if we
want to achieve it by using _single_ helper class for all the class


On Wed, Dec 24, 2008 at 2:10 PM, Tim Ellison <t.p.ellison@gmail.com> wrote:
> I didn't see a good answer to Alexei's question...
> Alexei Fedotov wrote:
>> Pavel,
>> Kevin didn't mention performance, did he?
>> I believe it is always a trade off between modularity and speed. The
>> performance measurement might be a part of Kevin's arguments if his
>> intentions are to improve the performance. That is why I asked him to
>> elaborate both approaches uncovering intentions.
>> If our internal security interfaces are much quicker on real
>> applications I would wonder why our public interfaces are so slow.
> What problem is the PriviAction solving?  I see the class comment [1] says:
> "Helper class to avoid multiple anonymous inner class for
> java.security.AccessController#doPrivileged(PrivilegedAction) calls."
> Is that really a problem?  For readability or performance?
> [1]
> http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/harmony/enhanced/classlib/trunk/modules/luni/src/main/java/org/apache/harmony/luni/util/PriviAction.java?revision=486600
> Regards,
> Tim

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