RFR [10]: 8180423: Remove flag UseRelocIndex

Vladimir Kozlov vladimir.kozlov at oracle.com
Tue May 16 16:07:01 UTC 2017

Nice cleanup.


On 5/16/17 8:27 AM, Claes Redestad wrote:
> Hi,
> the develop flag UseRelocIndex has been both disabled and broken
> for quite some time and I think it should be removed (if the now
> dead optimization is worthwhile it needs to be re-designed anyhow).
> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8180423
> Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~redestad/8180423/hotspot.00/
> While some of this does show up in startup profiles, e.g.,
> RelocIterator::create_index is called 242 times in one test,
> the cost is definitely infinitesimal and this should be seen
> primarily as cleaning out dead, broken and untested code.
> Testing: RBT hs-tier2,hs-tier3-comp
> Thanks!
> /Claes

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