[concurrency-interest] ConcurrentHashMapV8

Alex Miller alex at puredanger.com
Thu Sep 8 12:10:51 EDT 2011

> Doug Lea said:

> Scanning for uses of ConcurrentHashMap constructors
> on google code search, it seems that hardly anyone ever
> overrides the default anyway, so this probably doesn't
> matter much either way. But if you have ever done so,
> and have a good reason, could you let me know? Thanks!

I think the only time I have ever seen someone use an alternate load
factor is in the case where they are creating a Map that has a known
maximum fixed size and they want to ensure that the map will never
need to rehash.  It might be helpful to specify in Javadoc how to
achieve that goal.


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