Review Request: Make -Xprintflags always available

Gary Benson gbenson at
Fri Dec 18 00:42:01 PST 2009


Did anyone have any thoughts on this?  It would be really helpful
for IcedTea if OpenJDK did this generally.


Gary Benson wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've been working on a script to test HotSpot with non-standard
> options.  The idea is to start the VM with -XX option and check
> it doesn't crash or anything.
> One thing that's proving problematic is getting a list of all
> the options.  We want to test product builds, but -Xprintflags
> is only available on debug builds.
> Would it be possible to have -Xprintflags always available?
> Something like this:
> Cheers,
> Gary
> -- 

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