RFR(L): JDK-8057777 Cleanup of old and unused VM interfaces

Coleen Phillimore 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"
> CR:
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8057777
> 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
> Webrevs:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~fparain/8057777/
> Thank you,
> Fred

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