Removing -XX option Use486InstrsOnly from hotspot.
Jamsheed C m
jamsheed.c.m at oracle.com
Tue Dec 1 07:41:50 UTC 2015
On 12/1/2015 12:08 PM, David Holmes wrote:
> Hi Jamsheed,
> On 1/12/2015 1:47 PM, Jamsheed C m wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> I am planning to remove command line option -XX:+/-Use486InstrsOnly from
>> This flag is too old to be maintained in Hotspot any longer. Let me know
>> if someone is still using this flag?
> This flag is completely obsolete. It's only use is in determining cpu
> information inside VM_Version::get_processor_features; and as per the
> bug report enabling it on a fastdebug build fails an assertion - so
> you can be assured we are not using this in any testing. And of course
> 486 has not been supported for a long time. :)
yes, that is right.
> But thanks for checking.
>> (flag removal decision is triggered by the bug 6808665)
>> Best Regards,
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