Prelim RFR: JDK-8214097: Rework thread initialization and teardown logic

Kim Barrett kim.barrett at
Mon Dec 10 23:18:16 UTC 2018

> On Dec 10, 2018, at 2:07 AM, David Holmes <david.holmes at> wrote:
> This is a preliminary RFR to get feedback. I won't be pushing until 13 and the final RFR will have to sync with other changes that may impact what I'm doing here - e.g. Shenandoah GC.
> @Markus: does this help with your JFR event hooks?
> Bug:
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Other than the bootstrapping code that should be simplified / removed in response to JDK-8215097,
this looks good.  I think it will address the problems I ran into with GC-related hook changes I want
to make as part of JDK-8209974.

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