RFR: 8216262: Remove develop flag DelayCompilationDuringStartup
claes.redestad at oracle.com
Mon Jan 7 13:31:42 UTC 2019
On 2019-01-07 14:01, Claes Redestad wrote:
>> 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 but debug builds)?
We've removed develop flags without obsoletion + expiry many times in
the past, and while this goes against the written down expiration
in arguments.cpp, I believe it to be a misguided recommendation for
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