Wednesday, July 06, 2016

String.trim is an optimization hack

Turns out java.lang.String.trim() has its own unique definition of "whitespace" in order to be able to reuse the same underlying char array.

This blog post from 2008 talks in a lot of detail:

The case of the different jsch 0.1.54 binaries

As part of the Apache NetBeans IP clearance we are combing through all the code and dependencies. One interesting thing we bumped into wa...