Mikael Gerdin mikael.gerdin at oracle.com
Fri Jan 10 04:03:40 PST 2014

On Friday 10 January 2014 12.23.32 Aleksey Shipilev wrote:
> Hi,
> Does anyone remember the story behind -XX:+UseOldInlining? I have
> googled, wandered through HotSpot code, searched through JIRA, grepped
> through Mercurial to no avail. The history on this predates OpenJDK.

If, in the future, you want to dig around in the prehistoric source management 
system, check out OpenGrok:


> In seems we have it unconditionally turned on. It makes the inlining
> policy a little less understandable to have additional branch here and
> there. Should we purge this option from the VM codebase? If so, I can
> prepare the proper revision of this scratch change:
>   http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~shade/scratch/purge-old-inlining.patch
> Thanks,
> -Aleksey.

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