JDK-6348631 : remove the use of the HPI library from Hotspot
  • Type: Bug
  • Component: hotspot
  • Sub-Component: runtime
  • Affected Version: hs16,5.0u25,6
  • Priority: P4
  • Status: Closed
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • OS: generic,linux,windows
  • CPU: generic,x86
  • Submitted: 2005-11-10
  • Updated: 2017-05-16
  • Resolved: 2011-04-23
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We need to completly get rid from HPI code and put everything we really need in OS
porting layer. Current situation could lead to subtle problems, like different implementation of os:: and hpi:: operation, for eample because of static linking.

EVALUATION http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk7/build/hotspot/rev/828eafbd85cc

EVALUATION http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk7/hotspot-gc/hotspot/rev/828eafbd85cc

EVALUATION http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk7/hotspot-comp/hotspot/rev/828eafbd85cc

EVALUATION 6348631: remove the use of the HPI library from Hotspot Summary: move functions from hpi library to hotspot, communicate with licensees and open source community, check jdk for dependency, file CCC request Reviewed-by: coleenp, acorn, dsamersoff

EVALUATION http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk7/hotspot-rt/hotspot/rev/828eafbd85cc

SUGGESTED FIX http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~ikrylov/6348631.v2/

EVALUATION We need to remove the use of the HPI library to ease support of HSX that is being dropped into JDK6 u N and JDK7.