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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-8146188

Change description of the -Xverify option

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Resolved
    • Priority: P4
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 7u91, 8u66, 9
    • Fix Version/s: 8u71
    • Component/s: docs
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        Description

        Change the description of the -Xverify option to:

        Sets the mode of the bytecode verifier. Bytecode verification ensures that class files are properly formed and satisfy the constraints listed in the JVM Specification. It can also protect against inappropriate usage. However, it does add overhead to the running application. Possible mode arguments for this option include the following: ...

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                • Assignee:
                  rgallard Raymond Gallardo
                  Reporter:
                  hseigel Harold Seigel
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