RFR: 8266936: Add a finalization JFR event [v14]

Mandy Chung mchung at openjdk.java.net
Mon Sep 27 19:21:05 UTC 2021

On Sat, 25 Sep 2021 14:22:28 GMT, Markus Grönlund <mgronlun at openjdk.org> wrote:

>> Greetings,
>> Object.finalize() was deprecated in JDK9. There is an ongoing effort to replace and mitigate Object.finalize() uses in the JDK libraries; please see https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8253568 for more information. 
>> We also like to assist users in replacing and mitigating uses in non-JDK code.
>> Hence, this changeset adds a periodic JFR event to help identify which classes are overriding Object.finalize().
>> Thanks
>> Markus
> Markus Grönlund has updated the pull request incrementally with one additional commit since the last revision:
>   symbols-unix

I reviewed the change in java.base that looks good.


Marked as reviewed by mchung (Reviewer).

PR: https://git.openjdk.java.net/jdk/pull/4731

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