RFR: Move command line flags to separate file

coleen.phillimore at oracle.com coleen.phillimore at oracle.com
Wed Feb 14 14:00:47 UTC 2018

I guess zFlags is a nicer name even though all the other subsystems use 
the name *globals for their flags.   It might subvert any manual search 
for finding all the command line flags to do something with (add ranges, 

Thank you for doing this change.


On 2/14/18 4:14 AM, Per Liden wrote:
> This patch moves the ZGC related command line flags into a separate file.
> (It's not pretty, but this is the mechanism hotspot offers today. 
> Overhauling this mechanism, so that adding a file with some command 
> line flags doesn't also involve adding a bunch of macro crap to 5 
> other files, is on the runtime team's backlog/wish-list.)
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~pliden/zgc/flags_in_separate_file/webrev.0/
> /Per

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