RFR: 8230841: Remove oopDesc::equals()

Roman Kennke rkennke at redhat.com
Wed Sep 11 19:43:39 UTC 2019

Hello Per,

Thanks for cleaning this up! I meant to do this eventually, but haven't
gotten to it, yet. So you beat me :-)

I looked over the webrev, and looks good to me.

I also checked Shenandoah tests (tier1+2+3) and looks good to.

Thumbs up!


> With the removal of Access::equals() in JDK-8230808, there's no longer
> any need to treat oop equality in a special way. Therefore, we can
> remove oopDesc::equals() and oopDesc::equals_raw().
> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8230841
> Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~pliden/8230841/webrev.0
> Testing: Currently running through tier1-3 in all platforms
> /Per

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