[9] RFR(XS): 8137173: @HotSpotIntrinsicCandidate is not Oracle-specific

Zoltán Majó zoltan.majo at oracle.com
Fri Oct 16 08:21:50 UTC 2015

Hi Mark,

On 10/15/2015 11:12 PM, mark.reinhold at oracle.com wrote:
> 2015/10/1 10:57 -0700, zoltan.majo at oracle.com:
>> On 10/01/2015 05:54 PM, mark.reinhold at oracle.com wrote:
>>> I suggest putting this into jdk.internal.vm.annotation, which is
>>> also a good place for the ReservedStackAccess annotation envisioned
>>> in JEP 270 (http://openjdk.java.net/jeps/270).
>> I filed an RFE, JDK-8138732: "move @HotSpotIntrinsicCandidate to the
>> jdk.internal.vm.annotation package" [1], to track the issue of moving
>> the annotation to a different package. I hope I can take care of it soon.
>> Thank you and best regards,
> Thanks.  While you're at it, could you please rename the annotation to
> @IntrinsicCandidate?  There's no need for the "HotSpot" prefix any more
> since this annotation will now be in a package that is reserved for
> VM-specific annotations.
> (Sorry for this late suggestion; this just came up in a discussion of
>   the @ReservedStackAccess annotation for JEP 270, which is also destined
>   for the jdk.internal.vm.annotation package.)
> (I've pasted this addendum into JDK-8138732.)

thank you for updating the bug description!

Best regards,


> - Mark

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