RFR(XS): 8042885: java does not take hexadecimal number as vm option

Lois Foltan lois.foltan at oracle.com
Wed May 14 11:38:13 UTC 2014

Hi Yumin,

Looks good, I like this change.  Can you accompany your fix with a 
Hotspot runtime jtreg test for this new capability?


On 5/13/2014 1:24 PM, Yumin Qi wrote:
> Hi, please review the small change for
> bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8042885
> webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~minqi/8042885/
> Summary: Java does not take number with hexadecimal format as options, 
> like -XX:SharedBaseAddress=0x1D000000 will cause VM exit with improper 
> argument. For addresses, we more like to use hexadecimal format since 
> it is close to machine address display naturally.
> Tests: JPRT and manual test:  java -XX:UnlockDiagnosticVMOptions 
> -XX:SharedBaseAddress=0x1D000000 -Xshare:dump
> Thanks
> Yumin

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