RFR (S): JDK-8141394: Remove the instrumentation added by JDK-6898948
thomas.schatzl at oracle.com
Wed Nov 4 12:42:09 UTC 2015
On Wed, 2015-11-04 at 09:26 +0100, Bengt Rutisson wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> Could I have a couple of reviews for this small patch to remove some
> debugging code?
> To help debug floating point issues for JDK-6902692, JDK-6898948 was
> used to add some instrumentation.
> The instrumentation is guarded by a flag, which is false by default. So,
> unless the flag is enabled the instrumentation has no effect. We don't
> run with this flag in our testing and thus the instrumentation code is
> not being used.
> The patch to add the instrumentation is very small. I've attached the
> patch to JDK-6902692 and my proposed change removes the instrumentation
> from the code base. That way we have the instrumentation available if we
> ever start working on JDK-6902692 but we don't have to have the
> debugging code in our code base.
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