RFR (S): JDK-8141394: Remove the instrumentation added by JDK-6898948

Bengt Rutisson bengt.rutisson at oracle.com
Thu Nov 5 07:37:14 UTC 2015

Thanks, Per!


On 2015-11-04 21:33, Per Liden wrote:
> On 2015-11-04 09:26, Bengt Rutisson wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> Could I have a couple of reviews for this small patch to remove some 
>> debugging code?
>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~brutisso/8141394/webrev.00/
>> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8141394
>> To help debug floating point issues for JDK-6902692, JDK-6898948 was 
>> used to add some instrumentation.
>> The instrumentation is guarded by a flag, which is false by default. 
>> So, unless the flag is enabled the instrumentation has no effect. We 
>> don't run with this flag in our testing and thus the instrumentation 
>> code is not being used.
>> The patch to add the instrumentation is very small. I've attached the 
>> patch to JDK-6902692 and my proposed change removes the 
>> instrumentation from the code base. That way we have the 
>> instrumentation available if we ever start working on JDK-6902692 but 
>> we don't have to have the debugging code in our code base.
> Looks good.
> /Per

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