RFR(XS) 8073990: Deprecated "UseVectoredExceptions" VM options still defined in several globals files

David Holmes david.holmes at oracle.com
Wed Mar 11 22:08:25 UTC 2015

Hi Dmitry,

On 12/03/2015 2:38 AM, Dmitry Dmitriev wrote:
> Hello,
> Please review this small fix for JDK-8073990. Also, I need a sponsor for
> this fix, who can push it, because I'm not have a OpenJDK name.

I will sponsor this for you.

> This fix removes deprecated "UseVectoredExceptions" VM option from
> several header files related to aix_ppc and linux_ppc. Here a list of
> modified header files:
> src/os_cpu/aix_ppc/vm/globals_aix_ppc.hpp
> src/os_cpu/linux_ppc/vm/globals_linux_ppc.hpp
> The "UseVectoredExceptions" VM option was deprecated by JDK-7188234
> <https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-7188234>, but was leaved in
> several header files. Thus, I remove it from remaining header files in
> hotspot repo.

Changes look fine.

> I am not build HotSpot with this fix.
> Also, one moment about what I am not 100% sure is are copyrights. I
> update copyright for Oracle and SAP AG to 2015, but I am not sure that I
> shall update SAP AG copyright. Correct me if I am wrong and SAP AG
> copyright shall leaved unchanged. Thanks!

My understanding is that third-party copyrights should only be updated 
by the third-party. So I would just update the Oracle copyright date.


> Open webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~coleenp/8073990/
> <http://cr.openjdk.java.net/%7Ecoleenp/8073990/>
> JBS bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8073990
> Thanks,
> Dmitry

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