RFR 8204947: Port ShenandoahTaskTerminator to mainline and make it default

Kim Barrett kim.barrett at oracle.com
Fri Nov 30 00:26:40 UTC 2018


> On Nov 29, 2018, at 5:22 PM, Roman Kennke <rkennke at redhat.com> wrote:
> 
> Hi Kim,
> 
>>> 
>>> I believe if you add a flag, you need to file a CSR.
>> 
>> Experimental and diagnositc options don't need a CSR.  From the CSR FAQ: 
>> https://wiki.openjdk.java.net/display/csr/CSR+FAQs
>> 
>> "Interfaces that are experimental or for diagnostic purposes do not
>> need to go through CSR process, but the CSR process may be employed if
>> feedback from the CSR reviewers is desired."
>> 
>> That's a relatively recent change (this calendar year).
> 
> Interesting! Does that mean that, strictly speaking, we don't need a CSR
> for Shenandoah flags? :-)

I believe the CSR is optional, though could provide useful feedback.



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