RFR(L): JDK-8057777 Cleanup of old and unused VM interfaces
coleen.phillimore at oracle.com
Tue Sep 30 22:01:37 UTC 2014
I reviewed this change. It looks great. Some of the functions removed
seem to be not only unused but dangerous. Some of these I have made
changes to that I didn't realize that the JVM didn't use these
functions. Thank you for doing this!
On 9/30/14, 10:40 AM, Frederic Parain wrote:
> Hi all,
> Please review changes for bug JDK-8057777 "Cleanup of old
> and unused VM interfaces"
> This is basically a big cleanup of VM interfaces that are
> not used anymore by the JDK but have been kept in our code
> base for historical reasons (HotSpot Express for instance).
> These changesets remove these interfaces from both the
> JDK and the HotSpot side, and also perform some cleanup
> on code that directly referenced the removed interfaces.
> These changes do not modify the behavior of the Java
> classes impacted by the cleanup.
> VM interfaces removal has been approved by CCC and
> a Release Note has been prepared that explicitly list
> all the removed interfaces.
> Testing: JPRT hotspot + core, vm.quick.testlist, jdk_core
> Thank you,
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