RFR: 8216262: Remove develop flag DelayCompilationDuringStartup

Claes Redestad claes.redestad at oracle.com
Mon Jan 7 13:01:51 UTC 2019

On 2019-01-07 13:54, David Holmes wrote:
> Hi Claes,
> On 7/01/2019 10:36 pm, Claes Redestad wrote:
>> Hi,
>> DelayCompilationAtStartup doesn't delay any compilations.
>> Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~redestad/8216262/open.00/
>> Bug:    https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8216262
> Normally we would follow a staged removal process: deprecate, obsolete, 
> then expire - see arguments.cpp and special_jvm_flags table. In this 
> case we can probably start at obsoletion, but that would leave 
> expiration for JDK 14. Or compiler folk can argue for / justify 
> immediate full expiration/removal.

I'm under the impression this process does not apply to develop flags
(which are not visible an anything by debug builds)?


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