RFR (S) 8080298: Clean up os::...::supports_variable_stack_size()
david.holmes at oracle.com
Mon Aug 3 09:09:18 UTC 2015
On 3/08/2015 6:58 PM, Volker Simonis wrote:
> Hi David,
> the change looks good.
> Thanks for fixing our platforms as well.
> On Mon, Aug 3, 2015 at 7:51 AM, David Holmes <david.holmes at oracle.com
> <mailto:david.holmes at oracle.com>> wrote:
> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8080298
> webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~dholmes/8080298/webrev/
> To support the old LinuxThreads implementation we had to distinguish
> between threading libraries with fixed-stack-size threads
> (LinuxThreads), and variable-stack-sized-threads (NPTL). As
> LinuxThreads support was removed years ago and all the code related
> to it has now been removed, we have a situation where
> supports_variable_stack_size() is always true and so the function
> and its use can be removed.
> While this notion was only ever relevant to Linux it also got copied
> across to the BSD and AIX ports.
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