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8195000: Remove unused left-overs in arguments.hpp Reviewed-by: stefank
author pliden
date Fri, 12 Jan 2018 16:19:56 +0100
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#include "logging/logLevel.hpp"
#include "logging/logTag.hpp"
#include "memory/allocation.hpp"
#include "runtime/java.hpp"
#include "runtime/os.hpp"
#include "runtime/perfData.hpp"
#include "utilities/debug.hpp"

// Arguments parses the command line and recognizes options

// Invocation API hook typedefs (these should really be defined in jni.hpp)
extern "C" {
  typedef void (JNICALL *abort_hook_t)(void);
  typedef void (JNICALL *exit_hook_t)(jint code);
  typedef jint (JNICALL *vfprintf_hook_t)(FILE *fp, const char *format, va_list args)  ATTRIBUTE_PRINTF(2, 0);

// Obsolete or deprecated -XX flag.
struct SpecialFlag {
  const char* name;
  JDK_Version deprecated_in; // When the deprecation warning started (or "undefined").
  JDK_Version obsolete_in;   // When the obsolete warning started (or "undefined").
  JDK_Version expired_in;    // When the option expires (or "undefined").

// PathString is used as:
//  - the underlying value for a SystemProperty
//  - the path portion of an --patch-module module/path pair
//  - the string that represents the system boot class path, Arguments::_system_boot_class_path.
class PathString : public CHeapObj<mtArguments> {
  char* _value;
  char* value() const { return _value; }

  bool set_value(const char *value);
  void append_value(const char *value);

  PathString(const char* value);

// ModulePatchPath records the module/path pair as specified to --patch-module.
class ModulePatchPath : public CHeapObj<mtInternal> {
  char* _module_name;
  PathString* _path;
  ModulePatchPath(const char* module_name, const char* path);

  inline void set_path(const char* path) { _path->set_value(path); }
  inline const char* module_name() const { return _module_name; }
  inline char* path_string() const { return _path->value(); }

// Element describing System and User (-Dkey=value flags) defined property.
// An internal SystemProperty is one that has been removed in
// jdk.internal.VM.saveAndRemoveProperties, like jdk.boot.class.path.append.
class SystemProperty : public PathString {
  char*           _key;
  SystemProperty* _next;
  bool            _internal;
  bool            _writeable;
  bool writeable() { return _writeable; }

  // Accessors
  char* value() const                 { return PathString::value(); }
  const char* key() const             { return _key; }
  bool internal() const               { return _internal; }
  SystemProperty* next() const        { return _next; }
  void set_next(SystemProperty* next) { _next = next; }

  bool is_readable() const {
    return !_internal || strcmp(_key, "jdk.boot.class.path.append") == 0;

  // A system property should only have its value set
  // via an external interface if it is a writeable property.
  // The internal, non-writeable property jdk.boot.class.path.append
  // is the only exception to this rule.  It can be set externally
  // via -Xbootclasspath/a or JVMTI OnLoad phase call to AddToBootstrapClassLoaderSearch.
  // In those cases for jdk.boot.class.path.append, the base class
  // set_value and append_value methods are called directly.
  bool set_writeable_value(const char *value) {
    if (writeable()) {
      return set_value(value);
    return false;

  // Constructor
  SystemProperty(const char* key, const char* value, bool writeable, bool internal = false);

// For use by -agentlib, -agentpath and -Xrun
class AgentLibrary : public CHeapObj<mtArguments> {
  friend class AgentLibraryList;
  // Is this library valid or not. Don't rely on os_lib == NULL as statically
  // linked lib could have handle of RTLD_DEFAULT which == 0 on some platforms
  enum AgentState {
    agent_invalid = 0,
    agent_valid   = 1

  char*           _name;
  char*           _options;
  void*           _os_lib;
  bool            _is_absolute_path;
  bool            _is_static_lib;
  bool            _is_instrument_lib;
  AgentState      _state;
  AgentLibrary*   _next;

  // Accessors
  const char* name() const                  { return _name; }
  char* options() const                     { return _options; }
  bool is_absolute_path() const             { return _is_absolute_path; }
  void* os_lib() const                      { return _os_lib; }
  void set_os_lib(void* os_lib)             { _os_lib = os_lib; }
  AgentLibrary* next() const                { return _next; }
  bool is_static_lib() const                { return _is_static_lib; }
  bool is_instrument_lib() const            { return _is_instrument_lib; }
  void set_static_lib(bool is_static_lib)   { _is_static_lib = is_static_lib; }
  bool valid()                              { return (_state == agent_valid); }
  void set_valid()                          { _state = agent_valid; }
  void set_invalid()                        { _state = agent_invalid; }

  // Constructor
  AgentLibrary(const char* name, const char* options, bool is_absolute_path,
               void* os_lib, bool instrument_lib=false);

// maintain an order of entry list of AgentLibrary
class AgentLibraryList VALUE_OBJ_CLASS_SPEC {
  AgentLibrary*   _first;
  AgentLibrary*   _last;
  bool is_empty() const                     { return _first == NULL; }
  AgentLibrary* first() const               { return _first; }

  // add to the end of the list
  void add(AgentLibrary* lib) {
    if (is_empty()) {
      _first = _last = lib;
    } else {
      _last->_next = lib;
      _last = lib;
    lib->_next = NULL;

  // search for and remove a library known to be in the list
  void remove(AgentLibrary* lib) {
    AgentLibrary* curr;
    AgentLibrary* prev = NULL;
    for (curr = first(); curr != NULL; prev = curr, curr = curr->next()) {
      if (curr == lib) {
    assert(curr != NULL, "always should be found");

    if (curr != NULL) {
      // it was found, by-pass this library
      if (prev == NULL) {
        _first = curr->_next;
      } else {
        prev->_next = curr->_next;
      if (curr == _last) {
        _last = prev;
      curr->_next = NULL;

  AgentLibraryList() {
    _first = NULL;
    _last = NULL;

// Helper class for controlling the lifetime of JavaVMInitArgs objects.
class ScopedVMInitArgs;

// Most logging functions require 5 tags. Some of them may be _NO_TAG.
typedef struct {
  const char* alias_name;
  LogLevelType level;
  bool exactMatch;
  LogTagType tag0;
  LogTagType tag1;
  LogTagType tag2;
  LogTagType tag3;
  LogTagType tag4;
  LogTagType tag5;
} AliasedLoggingFlag;

class Arguments : AllStatic {
  friend class VMStructs;
  friend class JvmtiExport;
  friend class CodeCacheExtensions;
  friend class ArgumentsTest;
  // Operation modi
  enum Mode {
    _int,       // corresponds to -Xint
    _mixed,     // corresponds to -Xmixed
    _comp       // corresponds to -Xcomp

  enum ArgsRange {
    arg_unreadable = -3,
    arg_too_small  = -2,
    arg_too_big    = -1,
    arg_in_range   = 0

  enum PropertyAppendable {

  enum PropertyWriteable {

  enum PropertyInternal {


  // a pointer to the flags file name if it is specified
  static char*  _jvm_flags_file;
  // an array containing all flags specified in the .hotspotrc file
  static char** _jvm_flags_array;
  static int    _num_jvm_flags;
  // an array containing all jvm arguments specified in the command line
  static char** _jvm_args_array;
  static int    _num_jvm_args;
  // string containing all java command (class/jarfile name and app args)
  static char* _java_command;

  // Property list
  static SystemProperty* _system_properties;

  // Quick accessor to System properties in the list:
  static SystemProperty *_sun_boot_library_path;
  static SystemProperty *_java_library_path;
  static SystemProperty *_java_home;
  static SystemProperty *_java_class_path;
  static SystemProperty *_jdk_boot_class_path_append;

  // --patch-module=module=<file>(<pathsep><file>)*
  // Each element contains the associated module name, path
  // string pair as specified to --patch-module.
  static GrowableArray<ModulePatchPath*>* _patch_mod_prefix;

  // The constructed value of the system class path after
  // argument processing and JVMTI OnLoad additions via
  // calls to AddToBootstrapClassLoaderSearch.  This is the
  // final form before ClassLoader::setup_bootstrap_search().
  // Note: since --patch-module is a module name/path pair, the
  // system boot class path string no longer contains the "prefix"
  // to the boot class path base piece as it did when
  // -Xbootclasspath/p was supported.
  static PathString *_system_boot_class_path;

  // Set if a modular java runtime image is present vs. a build with exploded modules
  static bool _has_jimage;

  // temporary: to emit warning if the default ext dirs are not empty.
  // remove this variable when the warning is no longer needed.
  static char* _ext_dirs;

  // java.vendor.url.bug, bug reporting URL for fatal errors.
  static const char* _java_vendor_url_bug;

  //, private property to provide information about
  // java launcher
  static const char* _sun_java_launcher;

  //, private property
  static int    _sun_java_launcher_pid;

  // was this VM created via the -XXaltjvm=<path> option
  static bool   _sun_java_launcher_is_altjvm;

  // Option flags
  static const char*  _gc_log_filename;
  // Value of the conservative maximum heap alignment needed
  static size_t  _conservative_max_heap_alignment;

  static uintx  _min_heap_size;

  // -Xrun arguments
  static AgentLibraryList _libraryList;
  static void add_init_library(const char* name, char* options);

  // -agentlib and -agentpath arguments
  static AgentLibraryList _agentList;
  static void add_init_agent(const char* name, char* options, bool absolute_path);
  static void add_instrument_agent(const char* name, char* options, bool absolute_path);

  // Late-binding agents not started via arguments
  static void add_loaded_agent(AgentLibrary *agentLib);
  static void add_loaded_agent(const char* name, char* options, bool absolute_path, void* os_lib);

  // Operation modi
  static Mode _mode;
  static void set_mode_flags(Mode mode);
  static bool _java_compiler;
  static void set_java_compiler(bool arg) { _java_compiler = arg; }
  static bool java_compiler()   { return _java_compiler; }

  // -Xdebug flag
  static bool _xdebug_mode;
  static void set_xdebug_mode(bool arg) { _xdebug_mode = arg; }
  static bool xdebug_mode()             { return _xdebug_mode; }

  // Used to save default settings
  static bool _AlwaysCompileLoopMethods;
  static bool _UseOnStackReplacement;
  static bool _BackgroundCompilation;
  static bool _ClipInlining;
  static bool _CIDynamicCompilePriority;
  static intx _Tier3InvokeNotifyFreqLog;
  static intx _Tier4InvocationThreshold;

  // Compilation mode.
  static bool compilation_mode_selected();
  static void select_compilation_mode_ergonomically();

  // Tiered
  static void set_tiered_flags();

  // GC ergonomics
  static void set_conservative_max_heap_alignment();
  static void set_use_compressed_oops();
  static void set_use_compressed_klass_ptrs();
  static jint set_ergonomics_flags();
  static void set_shared_spaces_flags();
  // limits the given memory size by the maximum amount of memory this process is
  // currently allowed to allocate or reserve.
  static julong limit_by_allocatable_memory(julong size);
  // Setup heap size
  static void set_heap_size();

  // Bytecode rewriting
  static void set_bytecode_flags();

  // Invocation API hooks
  static abort_hook_t     _abort_hook;
  static exit_hook_t      _exit_hook;
  static vfprintf_hook_t  _vfprintf_hook;

  // System properties
  static bool add_property(const char* prop, PropertyWriteable writeable=WriteableProperty,
                           PropertyInternal internal=ExternalProperty);

  static bool create_property(const char* prop_name, const char* prop_value, PropertyInternal internal);
  static bool create_numbered_property(const char* prop_base_name, const char* prop_value, unsigned int count);

  static int process_patch_mod_option(const char* patch_mod_tail, bool* patch_mod_javabase);

  // Aggressive optimization flags.
  static jint set_aggressive_opts_flags();

  static jint set_aggressive_heap_flags();

  // Argument parsing
  static void do_pd_flag_adjustments();
  static bool parse_argument(const char* arg, Flag::Flags origin);
  static bool process_argument(const char* arg, jboolean ignore_unrecognized, Flag::Flags origin);
  static void process_java_launcher_argument(const char*, void*);
  static void process_java_compiler_argument(const char* arg);
  static jint parse_options_environment_variable(const char* name, ScopedVMInitArgs* vm_args);
  static jint parse_java_tool_options_environment_variable(ScopedVMInitArgs* vm_args);
  static jint parse_java_options_environment_variable(ScopedVMInitArgs* vm_args);
  static jint parse_vm_options_file(const char* file_name, ScopedVMInitArgs* vm_args);
  static jint parse_options_buffer(const char* name, char* buffer, const size_t buf_len, ScopedVMInitArgs* vm_args);
  static jint parse_xss(const JavaVMOption* option, const char* tail, intx* out_ThreadStackSize);
  static jint insert_vm_options_file(const JavaVMInitArgs* args,
                                     const char* vm_options_file,
                                     const int vm_options_file_pos,
                                     ScopedVMInitArgs* vm_options_file_args,
                                     ScopedVMInitArgs* args_out);
  static bool args_contains_vm_options_file_arg(const JavaVMInitArgs* args);
  static jint expand_vm_options_as_needed(const JavaVMInitArgs* args_in,
                                          ScopedVMInitArgs* mod_args,
                                          JavaVMInitArgs** args_out);
  static jint match_special_option_and_act(const JavaVMInitArgs* args,
                                           ScopedVMInitArgs* args_out);

  static bool handle_deprecated_print_gc_flags();

  static void handle_extra_cms_flags(const char* msg);

  static jint parse_vm_init_args(const JavaVMInitArgs *java_tool_options_args,
                                 const JavaVMInitArgs *java_options_args,
                                 const JavaVMInitArgs *cmd_line_args);
  static jint parse_each_vm_init_arg(const JavaVMInitArgs* args, bool* patch_mod_javabase, Flag::Flags origin);
  static jint finalize_vm_init_args(bool patch_mod_javabase);
  static bool is_bad_option(const JavaVMOption* option, jboolean ignore, const char* option_type);

  static bool is_bad_option(const JavaVMOption* option, jboolean ignore) {
    return is_bad_option(option, ignore, NULL);

  static void describe_range_error(ArgsRange errcode);
  static ArgsRange check_memory_size(julong size, julong min_size, julong max_size);
  static ArgsRange parse_memory_size(const char* s, julong* long_arg,
                                     julong min_size, julong max_size = max_uintx);
  // Parse a string for a unsigned integer.  Returns true if value
  // is an unsigned integer greater than or equal to the minimum
  // parameter passed and returns the value in uintx_arg.  Returns
  // false otherwise, with uintx_arg undefined.
  static bool parse_uintx(const char* value, uintx* uintx_arg,
                          uintx min_size);

  // methods to build strings from individual args
  static void build_jvm_args(const char* arg);
  static void build_jvm_flags(const char* arg);
  static void add_string(char*** bldarray, int* count, const char* arg);
  static const char* build_resource_string(char** args, int count);

  static bool methodExists(
    char* className, char* methodName,
    int classesNum, char** classes, bool* allMethods,
    int methodsNum, char** methods, bool* allClasses

  static void parseOnlyLine(
    const char* line,
    short* classesNum, short* classesMax, char*** classes, bool** allMethods,
    short* methodsNum, short* methodsMax, char*** methods, bool** allClasses

  // Returns true if the flag is obsolete (and not yet expired).
  // In this case the 'version' buffer is filled in with
  // the version number when the flag became obsolete.
  static bool is_obsolete_flag(const char* flag_name, JDK_Version* version);

#ifndef PRODUCT
  static const char* removed_develop_logging_flag_name(const char* name);
#endif // PRODUCT

  // Returns 1 if the flag is deprecated (and not yet obsolete or expired).
  //     In this case the 'version' buffer is filled in with the version number when
  //     the flag became deprecated.
  // Returns -1 if the flag is expired or obsolete.
  // Returns 0 otherwise.
  static int is_deprecated_flag(const char* flag_name, JDK_Version* version);

  // Return the real name for the flag passed on the command line (either an alias name or "flag_name").
  static const char* real_flag_name(const char *flag_name);

  // Return the "real" name for option arg if arg is an alias, and print a warning if arg is deprecated.
  // Return NULL if the arg has expired.
  static const char* handle_aliases_and_deprecation(const char* arg, bool warn);
  static bool lookup_logging_aliases(const char* arg, char* buffer);
  static AliasedLoggingFlag catch_logging_aliases(const char* name, bool on);
  static short  CompileOnlyClassesNum;
  static short  CompileOnlyClassesMax;
  static char** CompileOnlyClasses;
  static bool*  CompileOnlyAllMethods;

  static short  CompileOnlyMethodsNum;
  static short  CompileOnlyMethodsMax;
  static char** CompileOnlyMethods;
  static bool*  CompileOnlyAllClasses;

  static short  InterpretOnlyClassesNum;
  static short  InterpretOnlyClassesMax;
  static char** InterpretOnlyClasses;
  static bool*  InterpretOnlyAllMethods;

  static bool   CheckCompileOnly;

  static char*  SharedArchivePath;

  // Scale compile thresholds
  // Returns threshold scaled with CompileThresholdScaling
  static intx scaled_compile_threshold(intx threshold, double scale);
  static intx scaled_compile_threshold(intx threshold) {
    return scaled_compile_threshold(threshold, CompileThresholdScaling);
  // Returns freq_log scaled with CompileThresholdScaling
  static intx scaled_freq_log(intx freq_log, double scale);
  static intx scaled_freq_log(intx freq_log) {
    return scaled_freq_log(freq_log, CompileThresholdScaling);

  // Parses the arguments, first phase
  static jint parse(const JavaVMInitArgs* args);
  // Apply ergonomics
  static jint apply_ergo();
  // Adjusts the arguments after the OS have adjusted the arguments
  static jint adjust_after_os();

  static void set_gc_specific_flags();
  // Check consistency of jvmci vm argument settings.
  static bool check_jvmci_args_consistency();
  static void set_jvmci_specific_flags();
  // Check for consistency in the selection of the garbage collector.
  static bool check_gc_consistency();        // Check user-selected gc
  // Check consistency or otherwise of VM argument settings
  static bool check_vm_args_consistency();
  // Used by os_solaris
  static bool process_settings_file(const char* file_name, bool should_exist, jboolean ignore_unrecognized);

  static size_t conservative_max_heap_alignment() { return _conservative_max_heap_alignment; }
  // Return the maximum size a heap with compressed oops can take
  static size_t max_heap_for_compressed_oops();

  // return a char* array containing all options
  static char** jvm_flags_array()          { return _jvm_flags_array; }
  static char** jvm_args_array()           { return _jvm_args_array; }
  static int num_jvm_flags()               { return _num_jvm_flags; }
  static int num_jvm_args()                { return _num_jvm_args; }
  // return the arguments passed to the Java application
  static const char* java_command()        { return _java_command; }

  // print jvm_flags, jvm_args and java_command
  static void print_on(outputStream* st);
  static void print_summary_on(outputStream* st);

  // convenient methods to get and set jvm_flags_file
  static const char* get_jvm_flags_file()  { return _jvm_flags_file; }
  static void set_jvm_flags_file(const char *value) {
    if (_jvm_flags_file != NULL) {
    _jvm_flags_file = os::strdup_check_oom(value);
  // convenient methods to obtain / print jvm_flags and jvm_args
  static const char* jvm_flags()           { return build_resource_string(_jvm_flags_array, _num_jvm_flags); }
  static const char* jvm_args()            { return build_resource_string(_jvm_args_array, _num_jvm_args); }
  static void print_jvm_flags_on(outputStream* st);
  static void print_jvm_args_on(outputStream* st);

  // -Dkey=value flags
  static SystemProperty*  system_properties()   { return _system_properties; }
  static const char*    get_property(const char* key);

  // -Djava.vendor.url.bug
  static const char* java_vendor_url_bug()  { return _java_vendor_url_bug; }

  static const char* sun_java_launcher()    { return _sun_java_launcher; }
  // Was VM created by a Java launcher?
  static bool created_by_java_launcher();
  static bool sun_java_launcher_is_altjvm();
  static int sun_java_launcher_pid()        { return _sun_java_launcher_pid; }

  // -Xms
  static size_t min_heap_size()             { return _min_heap_size; }
  static void  set_min_heap_size(size_t v)  { _min_heap_size = v;  }

  // -Xrun
  static AgentLibrary* libraries()          { return _libraryList.first(); }
  static bool init_libraries_at_startup()   { return !_libraryList.is_empty(); }
  static void convert_library_to_agent(AgentLibrary* lib)
                                            { _libraryList.remove(lib);
                                              _agentList.add(lib); }

  // -agentlib -agentpath
  static AgentLibrary* agents()             { return _agentList.first(); }
  static bool init_agents_at_startup()      { return !_agentList.is_empty(); }

  // abort, exit, vfprintf hooks
  static abort_hook_t    abort_hook()       { return _abort_hook; }
  static exit_hook_t     exit_hook()        { return _exit_hook; }
  static vfprintf_hook_t vfprintf_hook()    { return _vfprintf_hook; }

  static bool GetCheckCompileOnly ()        { return CheckCompileOnly; }

  static const char* GetSharedArchivePath() { return SharedArchivePath; }

  static bool CompileMethod(char* className, char* methodName) {
        className, methodName,
        CompileOnlyClassesNum, CompileOnlyClasses, CompileOnlyAllMethods,
        CompileOnlyMethodsNum, CompileOnlyMethods, CompileOnlyAllClasses

  // Java launcher properties
  static void process_sun_java_launcher_properties(JavaVMInitArgs* args);

  // System properties
  static void init_system_properties();

  // Update/Initialize System properties after JDK version number is known
  static void init_version_specific_system_properties();

  // Property List manipulation
  static void PropertyList_add(SystemProperty *element);
  static void PropertyList_add(SystemProperty** plist, SystemProperty *element);
  static void PropertyList_add(SystemProperty** plist, const char* k, const char* v, bool writeable, bool internal);

  static void PropertyList_unique_add(SystemProperty** plist, const char* k, const char* v,
                                      PropertyAppendable append, PropertyWriteable writeable,
                                      PropertyInternal internal);
  static const char* PropertyList_get_value(SystemProperty* plist, const char* key);
  static const char* PropertyList_get_readable_value(SystemProperty* plist, const char* key);
  static int  PropertyList_count(SystemProperty* pl);
  static int  PropertyList_readable_count(SystemProperty* pl);
  static const char* PropertyList_get_key_at(SystemProperty* pl,int index);
  static char* PropertyList_get_value_at(SystemProperty* pl,int index);

  static bool is_internal_module_property(const char* option);

  // Miscellaneous System property value getter and setters.
  static void set_dll_dir(const char *value) { _sun_boot_library_path->set_value(value); }
  static void set_java_home(const char *value) { _java_home->set_value(value); }
  static void set_library_path(const char *value) { _java_library_path->set_value(value); }
  static void set_ext_dirs(char *value)     { _ext_dirs = os::strdup_check_oom(value); }

  // Set up the underlying pieces of the system boot class path
  static void add_patch_mod_prefix(const char *module_name, const char *path, bool* patch_mod_javabase);
  static void set_sysclasspath(const char *value, bool has_jimage) {
    // During start up, set by os::set_boot_path()
    assert(get_sysclasspath() == NULL, "System boot class path previously set");
    _has_jimage = has_jimage;
  static void append_sysclasspath(const char *value) {

  static GrowableArray<ModulePatchPath*>* get_patch_mod_prefix() { return _patch_mod_prefix; }
  static char* get_sysclasspath() { return _system_boot_class_path->value(); }
  static char* get_jdk_boot_class_path_append() { return _jdk_boot_class_path_append->value(); }
  static bool has_jimage() { return _has_jimage; }

  static char* get_java_home()    { return _java_home->value(); }
  static char* get_dll_dir()      { return _sun_boot_library_path->value(); }
  static char* get_ext_dirs()     { return _ext_dirs;  }
  static char* get_appclasspath() { return _java_class_path->value(); }
  static void  fix_appclasspath();

  // Operation modi
  static Mode mode()                        { return _mode; }
  static bool is_interpreter_only() { return mode() == _int; }

  // Utility: copies src into buf, replacing "%%" with "%" and "%p" with pid.
  static bool copy_expand_pid(const char* src, size_t srclen, char* buf, size_t buflen);

  static void check_unsupported_dumping_properties() NOT_CDS_RETURN;

  static bool atojulong(const char *s, julong* result);

// Disable options not supported in this release, with a warning if they
// were explicitly requested on the command-line
#define UNSUPPORTED_OPTION(opt)                          \
do {                                                     \
  if (opt) {                                             \
    if (FLAG_IS_CMDLINE(opt)) {                          \
      warning("-XX:+" #opt " not supported in this VM"); \
    }                                                    \
    FLAG_SET_DEFAULT(opt, false);                        \
  }                                                      \
} while(0)