RFR: JDK-8202384: Introduce altserver jvm variant with speculative execution disabled

Erik Joelsson erik.joelsson at oracle.com
Mon Jun 4 15:52:15 UTC 2018


On 2018-06-01 14:00, Aleksey Shipilev wrote:
> On 06/01/2018 10:53 PM, Erik Joelsson wrote:
>> This patch defines flags for disabling speculative execution for GCC and Visual Studio and applies
>> them to all binaries except libjvm when available in the compiler. It defines a new jvm feature
>> no-speculative-cti, which is used to control whether to use the flags for libjvm. It also defines a
>> new jvm variant "altserver" which is the same as server, but with this new feature added.
> I think the classic name for such product configuration is "hardened", no?
I don't know. I'm open to suggestions on naming.

> -Aleksey

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