Pls review (S) 7117389: Add a framework for vendor-specific command line switch extensions to Hotspot

David Holmes david.holmes at
Sun Dec 4 18:08:58 PST 2011

Hi Paul,

This looks okay to me, but I agree that an example of how to use it 
would help set the context for the review.


On 3/12/2011 1:54 AM, Paul Hohensee wrote:
> Webrev here:
> This webrev defines and uses, but does not implement, a switch extension
> interface.
> I've added a new file, globals_ext.hpp, that contains hooks for
> vendor-specific additions
> to the set of Hotspot command line switches and added their use to
> globals.hpp,
> globals.cpp and globals_extension.hpp. I chose "_ext" as a generic
> suffix for files
> containing extension hooks. In effect, such files are interface
> definitions. A vendor
> supplies a file, perhaps of the same name in another source base (as can
> be seen in
> the Hotspot makefiles), that implements the extension hooks.
> Thanks,
> Paul

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