6993732: Remove the HPI

Mandy Chung mandy.chung at oracle.com
Tue Jan 4 18:05:34 UTC 2011

  On 01/04/11 05:50, Alan Bateman wrote:
> The HPI is left over from bygone years where we had a portability 
> layer and needed to support green and native threading models. Some of 
> the code has not been used or maintained since the transition to 
> HotSpot back in jdk1.3. As of jdk7-b123, the HPI library 
> (libhpi.so/hpi.dll) isn't loaded and it's finally time to wield the 
> axe and remove this old code. The webrev with the changes is here:
>   http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~alanb/6993732/webrev/

Looks good to me.


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