RFR (M) 8223261 "JDK-8189208 followup - remove JDK_GetVersionInfo0 and the supporting code"

gerard ziemski gerard.ziemski at oracle.com
Thu Nov 14 15:11:16 UTC 2019

Thank you for the review.

I'm happy to wait for your fix to go in first - this will make my fix 


On 11/13/19 2:05 PM, Langer, Christoph wrote:
> Hi Gerard,
> generally it looks like a nice cleanup.
> I've got a patch prepared though, which I was planning on posting tomorrow. It is about cleanup for the canonicalize function in libjava. I wanted to use jdk_util.h for the function prototype. I had not yet filed a bug but here is what I have:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~clanger/webrevs/cleanup-canonicalize/
> So maybe you could refrain from removing jdk_util.h or maybe you can hold off submitting your change until my cleanup is reviewed?
> I'll create a bug and post an official review thread tomorrow...
> Thanks
> Christoph
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: hotspot-dev <hotspot-dev-bounces at openjdk.java.net> On Behalf Of
>> Mandy Chung
>> Sent: Mittwoch, 13. November 2019 20:30
>> To: gerard ziemski <gerard.ziemski at oracle.com>
>> Cc: awt-dev at openjdk.java.net; hotspot-dev developers <hotspot-
>> dev at openjdk.java.net>; core-libs-dev at openjdk.java.net
>> Subject: Re: RFR (M) 8223261 "JDK-8189208 followup - remove
>> JDK_GetVersionInfo0 and the supporting code"
>> On 11/13/19 10:50 AM, gerard ziemski wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> Please review this cleanup, where we remove JDK_GetVersionInfo0 and
>>> related code, since we can get build versions directly from within the
>>> VM itself:
>>> I'm including core-libs and awt in this review because the proposed
>>> fix touches their corresponding files.
>>> bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8223261
>>> webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~gziemski/8223261_rev1
>>> tests: passes Mach5 tier1,2,3,4,5,6
>> This is a good clean up.  JDK_GetVersionInfo0 was needed long time ago
>> in particular in HS express support that is no longer applicable.
>> One leftover comment should also be removed.
>> src/hotspot/share/runtime/vm_version.hpp
>>     // Gets the jvm_version_info.jvm_version defined in jvm.h
>> otherwise looks good.
>> Mandy

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