RFR: 8230043: Lazily load libverify

Claes Redestad claes.redestad at oracle.com
Fri Aug 23 18:03:19 UTC 2019

Hi Harold,

On 2019-08-23 18:43, Harold Seigel wrote:
> Hi Claes,
> thanks for doing this. 

thanks for looking at this!

> I have a couple of questions.
> 1. Is line 87 in verifier.cpp trying to load libverify, if so, why?
>     87   if (!os::dll_locate_lib(buffer, sizeof(buffer),
>     Arguments::get_dll_dir(), "verify"))

No, this method just calculates the real name of the verify lib, fills
it into buffer and verifies the library file exists (stat syscall).
os::dll_load on line 90 does the actual load.

> 2. Did the change intend to remove the SerializePage_lock from 
> mutexLocker.cpp ?
> 3. Did the change intend to remove mutex ParkerFreeList_lock from 
> mutexLocker.hpp ?

Yes and yes, since it's dead code, but I can leave it alone if you


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