compatibility issue regarding the active processor count

David Holmes - Sun Microsystems David.Holmes at Sun.COM
Wed Oct 1 07:34:45 PDT 2008

Jon Masamitsu said the following on 10/01/08 23:53:
> Not sure what
> else beside GC will be affected by the new calculation
> of active processors.

Inside the VM I can't think of anything but applications also use 
Runtime.availableProcessors to determine how many applications threads 
to create (eg. to size a threadpool).


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