RFR: 8081682: AbstractWorkGang::_terminate is never used
stefan.karlsson at oracle.com
Wed Jun 3 08:07:37 UTC 2015
On 2015-06-03 01:06, Kim Barrett wrote:
> On Jun 2, 2015, at 9:51 AM, Stefan Karlsson <stefan.karlsson at oracle.com> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Please review this patch to remove the AbstractWorkGang::_terminate variable. The work gangs are never deleted and therefore the code which sets _terminate is never executed.
> I assume the idea here is that, rather than having a (presently
> unused) generic early stop request mechanism provided by the workgroup
> framework, any workgroup that needs an early stop mechanism should
> roll its own.
Yes, for the time being. If we later find a compelling reason to add a
used, tested stop mechanism to the workgroup then we should do it.
> Are there any that already do so,
One example is CMConcurrentMarkingTask.
> and could have been
> using the generic mechanism?
I don't know.
> The changes look ok.
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