RFR (S): 8181785: Remove the experimental ClearFPUAtPark JVM Flag
erik.osterlund at oracle.com
Thu Jun 8 15:04:02 UTC 2017
There is an experimental JVM flag called ClearFPUAtPark that is used
only by SPARC. It is turned off by default and is marked as Unsafe and
The idea is to tell the Solaris kernel not to save floating point
registers when context switching.
I propose to remove it as it is an unstable option. It relies on an
implicit unstable OS contract with the kernel that may or may not be
Will need a sponsor.
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