RFR: 8233281: Obsolete UseSemaphoreGCThreadsSynchronization
thomas.schatzl at oracle.com
Fri Aug 14 13:49:58 UTC 2020
On 14.08.20 15:42, Stefan Karlsson wrote:
> Hi all,
> Please review this patch to obsolete the diagnostic
> UseSemaphoreGCThreadsSynchronization JVM option.
> I added this flag when implementing:
> 8087324: Use semaphores when starting and stopping GC task threads
> It was intended to be a fallback solution if the new semaphore
> implementation failed to to work for any reason. We've used the
> semaphore code for many years now, and the Mutex implementation has bit
> The proposed patch both obsoletes the the JVM flag, and removes the
> Mutex dispatch mechanism.
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