Tools for HotSpot source browsing

Jaroslav Bachorik jaroslav.bachorik at
Wed Feb 3 13:51:55 UTC 2016

On 3.2.2016 14:41, Roman Kovalenko wrote:
> Hello everybody,
> I would like to navigate and read OpenJDK HotSpot sources. Usually I use
> IDE for related tasks, but looks like some popular IDE's (I tried Clion,
> KDevelop, NetBeans, Eclipse) aren't prepared by default to work with such
> projects (I want to ctrl+click method usages to find definitions etc.), and

If you are talking about the new JDK modules you should check out where you can find a 
NetBeans plugin allowing you to open any JDK 9 module with one click - 
with usages, refactorings, etc.


> I think, the best option I have now, vim + grep, is not good enough.
> Could anyone provide some info about or share manual?

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