RFR: JDK-8148951: Remove unused method Generation::performs_in_place_marking()

Jesper Wilhelmsson jesper.wilhelmsson at oracle.com
Wed Feb 3 14:32:14 UTC 2016


Looks good!
/Jesper

Den 3/2/16 kl. 13:47, skrev Bengt Rutisson:
>
> Hi everyone,
>
> Could I have a couple of reviews for this small cleanup?
>
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~brutisso/8148951/webrev.00/
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8148951
>
> The methods Generation::performs_in_place_marking() is documented as that it
> should be used by biased locking. But it is currently unused and a "hg grep
> performs_in_place_marking" does not indicate that it was ever used.
>
> Currently it is only used in two asserts, but these operate on a young or an old
> generation instance, where performs_in_place_marking() adds no value since it
> returns true for old generations and false for young.
>
> Thanks,
> Bengt


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