Deallocating memory pages

Hiroshi Yamauchi yamauchi at google.com
Fri Feb 15 19:53:18 UTC 2013


> I am not familiar with how you guys generally approach this sort of
>> platform-specific features: Is it an option to have this as a
>> platform-specific feature first and add the support for other
>> platforms as we go? Or, it is not a good idea to have it at all until
>> it supports all platforms at once?
>>
>
> I think it is highly preferable to implement on all platforms if possible.
>  Not
> doing so leads too easily to a growing list of features that are platform
> dependent when they don't have to be.


Jon,

I'd say let's put this on hold for now. I don't personally have
experience/expertise in building/testing JDK on non-Linux platforms (or
access to machines, either), unfortunately. But I still think it's
compelling enough to have it contributed somehow.

Thanks,

Hiroshi
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