RFR (S): 8130332: StarvationMonitorInterval, PreInflateSpin, VerifyGenericSignatures and CountInterpCalls VM Options can be deprecated or removed in JDK 9

gerard ziemski gerard.ziemski at oracle.com
Fri Jul 10 21:11:12 UTC 2015

hi Dmitry,

Looks good (reviewer with small "r", and not a commiter)


On 07/10/2015 04:00 PM, Dmitry Dmitriev wrote:
> Hello,
> Please review this small clean up of "XX" options in JDK 9 Hotspot. 
> Also, I need a sponsor for this fix, who can push it.
> JDK 9 HotSpot contains another 4 "XX" options which can be deprecated 
> or removed. Here a list of these options: StarvationMonitorInterval, 
> PreInflateSpin, VerifyGenericSignatures and CountInterpCalls.
> In this fix StarvationMonitorInterval and PreInflateSpin product 
> options are deprecated, i.e. added to the obsolete_jvm_flags table in  
> src/share/vm/runtime/arguments.cpp. VerifyGenericSignatures and 
> CountInterpCalls are removed, because VerifyGenericSignatures is a 
> develop option and CountInterpCalls is not a valid product option(not 
> defined in globals.hpp or similar).
> Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~ddmitriev/8130332/webrev.00/ 
> <http://cr.openjdk.java.net/%7Eddmitriev/8130332/webrev.00/>
> JBS: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8130332
> Tested: JPRT, hotspot all & vm.quick
> Thanks,
> Dmitry

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