Biased locking Obsoletion
david.holmes at oracle.com
Tue Nov 3 21:30:29 UTC 2020
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On 4/11/2020 7:08 am, Patricio Chilano wrote:
> Hi all,
> As discussed in 8231264, the idea was to switch biased locking to false
> by default and deprecate all related flags with the intent to remove the
> code in a future release unless compelling evidence showed that the code
> is worth maintaining.
> I see there is only one issue that was filed since biased locking was
> disabled by default (https://github.com/openjdk/jdk/pull/542) that seems
> to have been addressed. As per 8231264 change, the code was set to be
> obsoleted in 16, so we are already in a position to remove biased
> locking code unless there are arguments for the contrary. The
> alternative would be to give more time and move biased locking
> obsoletion to a future release.
> Let me know your thoughts.
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