RFR (XS): 8149596: Remove java.nio.Bits copy wrapper methods

Brian Burkhalter brian.burkhalter at oracle.com
Tue Mar 1 18:48:07 UTC 2016

Hi Mikael,

Not a Reviewer here, but it looks OK to me aside from the copyright year in the template file.

Nice to see code removed!


On Mar 1, 2016, at 10:29 AM, Mikael Vidstedt <mikael.vidstedt at oracle.com> wrote:

> As part of JDK-8141491[1] the native methods in java.nio.Bits were removed, and the functionality is instead provided by the VM through j.i.m.Unsafe. The Bits wrapper methods are therefore redundant and can be removed.
> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8149596
> Webrev:http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~mikael/webrevs/8149596/webrev.00/webrev/
> I've run the java/nio jtreg tests and it all passes (modulo a couple of unrelated failures).

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