Biased locking Obsoletion

David Holmes david.holmes at
Tue Nov 3 21:30:29 UTC 2020

Expanding to hotspot-dev.

On 4/11/2020 7:08 am, Patricio Chilano wrote:
> Hi all,
> As discussed in 8231264, the idea was to switch biased locking to false 
> by default and deprecate all related flags with the intent to remove the 
> code in a future release unless compelling evidence showed that the code 
> is worth maintaining.
> I see there is only one issue that was filed since biased locking was 
> disabled by default ( that seems 
> to have been addressed. As per 8231264 change, the code was set to be 
> obsoleted in 16, so we are already in a position to remove biased 
> locking code unless there are arguments for the contrary. The 
> alternative would be to give more time and move biased locking 
> obsoletion to a future release.
> Let me know your thoughts.
> Thanks,
> Patricio

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