Thread.single_step field, anything using it?
Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Tue Dec 19 11:06:01 UTC 2017
I've been going through the fields in java.lang.Thread and I'm wondering
if this field can be removed:
/* Whether or not to single_step this thread. */
private boolean single_step;
This field was used in the original Classic VM (pre-OpenJDK history). It
doesn't appear to be used in the HotSpot VM.
Does anyone know of any reason to keep it? Are there other VMs using it
by any chance?
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