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  2. JDK-8204141

[doc] Fix documentation about the -Xshare:on option

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Resolved
    • Priority: P3
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 10
    • Fix Version/s: 11
    • Component/s: docs
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      See JDK-8188109. -Xshare:on is for testing purposes only and may cause intermittent failures in production environments.

      The following documentation should be fixed:

      https://docs.oracle.com/javase/10/tools/java.htm#JSWOR-GUID-31503FCE-93D0-4175-9B4F-F6A738B2F4C4

      "-Xshare:on" should be removed from all the command-line examples.

      In addition, this sentence should be removed:

      "Ensure that you have specified the option -Xshare:on or -Xshare:auto. If the option is not specified,-Xshare:auto is the default."

      https://docs.oracle.com/javase/10/vm/class-data-sharing.htm#JSJVM-GUID-0260F857-A70E-4399-A1DF-A5766BE33285

      "-Xshare:on
      To enable class data sharing. If class data sharing can't be enabled, print an error message and exit."

      Need to add the following warning to the end of the above paragraph

      "-Xshare:on is for testing purposes only and may cause intermittent failures. This option should not be used in production environments."

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              cwayne Clifford Wayne
              Reporter:
              iklam Ioi Lam
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