8205132: Remove Thread.countStackFrames()

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Wed Oct 23 15:57:56 UTC 2019

On 23/10/2019 16:25, seth lytle wrote:
> With respect to "unable to find anything that uses it", a quick search
> of the code that I have access to shows some usage, though everything
> I looked at in any depth is either a test or a proxy, so there will be
> source code changes required. I've never thought about what the right
> way to handle proxying a deprecated method is.
Is this maintained code (or tests)? I find it hard to see how anything 
could depend on it. The deprecated warning has been there since 1998, 
the for-removal warning since JDK 9, so I assume the warnings are being 


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