RFR: 8233280: Remove GCLockerInvokesConcurrent

Kim Barrett kim.barrett at oracle.com
Thu Nov 14 20:49:53 UTC 2019

> On Nov 14, 2019, at 3:25 AM, Stefan Johansson <stefan.johansson at oracle.com> wrote:
> Hi Kim,
> On 2019-11-14 05:36, Kim Barrett wrote:
>> Please review this change to obsolete the GCLockerInvokesConcurrent
>> product option, as a step toward removal.  Normally removal of a
>> product option involves a 3-step process of deprecate, obsolete, and
>> remove.  In this case, for reasons discussed in the CR and the
>> associated CSR, we propose to skip the deprecation step and go
>> straight to obsolete.
> I fully agree with the reasoning in the CR and CSR.

Thanks.  Can you review the CSR?

>> CR:
>> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8233280
>> Webrev:
>> https://cr.openjdk.java.net/~kbarrett/8233280/open.00/
> Looks good,
> Stefan
>> Testing:
>> Local (linux-x64) build and hotspot:tier1.
>> Searched the entire source tree (including Oracle's closed part) for
>> references, finding none except the new entry in the special_jvm_flags
>> table.
>> Verified this option is not mentioned in the GC Tuning Guide.

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