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

Mandy Chung mandy.chung at oracle.com
Wed Nov 13 19:29:52 UTC 2019

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in particular in HS express support that is no longer applicable.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.

   // Gets the jvm_version_info.jvm_version defined in jvm.h

otherwise looks good.


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