RFR: JDK-8148951: Remove unused method Generation::performs_in_place_marking()
bengt.rutisson at oracle.com
Wed Feb 3 12:47:08 UTC 2016
Could I have a couple of reviews for this small cleanup?
The methods Generation::performs_in_place_marking() is documented as
that it should be used by biased locking. But it is currently unused and
a "hg grep performs_in_place_marking" does not indicate that it was ever
Currently it is only used in two asserts, but these operate on a young
or an old generation instance, where performs_in_place_marking() adds no
value since it returns true for old generations and false for young.
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