Runtime command-line deprecation (Was Re: RFR: 8066821(S) Enhance command line processing to manage deprecating and obsoleting -XX command line arguments

Derek White derek.white at
Fri Jul 10 15:40:30 UTC 2015

Hi Karen, Coleen,

FYI - I'm getting back to this (was waiting for Gerard's big change). 
Once I have this merged and tested I'll send it out for review sometime 
next week. To the right alias this time :-)

  - Derek

On 7/6/15 5:00 PM, Coleen Phillimore wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm happy for more clarity in the process of removing command line 
> arguments.  I have some questions and comments below.
> On 6/26/15 4:09 PM, Karen Kinnear wrote:
>> Derek,
>> ...
> So this is my question which is around the code review in question.   
> Note, Derek, can you resend the RFR to hotspot-dev at so 
> it gets to all of us (even the compiler team may want to share in the 
> mechanism).

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