JDK-4915187 : String has a StringBuffer constructor but no StringBuilder constructor
  • Type: Enhancement
  • Status: Resolved
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • Component: core-libs
  • Sub-Component: java.lang
  • Priority: P3
  • Affected Version: 5.0
  • OS: solaris_9
  • CPU: sparc
  • Submit Date: 2003-08-29
  • Updated Date: 2017-05-16
  • Resolved Date: 2003-09-12
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Normally I would advocate use of StringBuilder.toString(), but since one of the design goals of StringBuilder was to make it an easy drop in replacement for StringBuffer, then we should consider adding the StringBuilder constructor to make it easier for customers to move to StringBuilder.

CONVERTED DATA BugTraq+ Release Management Values COMMIT TO FIX: tiger FIXED IN: tiger INTEGRATED IN: tiger tiger-b20

EVALUATION This oversight has been corrected by adding the constructor, along with warnings about its inefficiency. It has been added to ease migration. ###@###.### 2003-09-05