RFR (S): JDK-8141394: Remove the instrumentation added by JDK-6898948

Bengt Rutisson bengt.rutisson at oracle.com
Wed Nov 4 13:00:27 UTC 2015

Thanks, Thomas!


On 2015-11-04 13:42, Thomas Schatzl wrote:
> Hi,
> 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?
>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~brutisso/8141394/webrev.00/
>> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8141394
>> 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.
>    looks good.
> Thomas

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