dmytro_sheyko at hotmail.com
Tue Feb 15 13:11:42 UTC 2011
Sure, we can parse /proc/cpuinfo output on Linux in order to provide valid isalist, but it seems it's not worth doing. Maybe we can just get rid of it.
> Date: Mon, 14 Feb 2011 20:44:23 -0600
> From: david.lloyd at redhat.com
> To: core-libs-dev at openjdk.java.net
> Subject: Re: sun.cpu.isalist
> On 02/14/2011 07:12 PM, David Holmes wrote:
> > Dmytro Sheyko said the following on 02/15/11 03:49:
> >> I can see that such system property as "sun.cpu.isalist" is not set on
> >> Linux, but it is set on Solaris and Windows.
> >> What is the purpose of this property and shouldn't it be set on Linux
> >> as well?
> > I don't see the property actually being used anywhere these days. No
> > idea what it may have been used for other than printing the property for
> > information (there's a Java2D demo that does that).
> > Is there an API on Linux that will provide the information? Both Solaris
> > and Windows have a "sys info" call that can provide this information.
> > But Linux sysinfo is something different.
> /proc/cpuinfo has a flags field, maybe that's similar enough?
> - DML
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