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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-8034899

Add AES flag information to documentation

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    • Bug
    • Status: Resolved
    • P3
    • Resolution: Fixed
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      The following HotSpot flags need to be documented:

      product(bool, UseAES, false, \
               "Control whether AES instructions can be used on x86/x64")

       product(bool, UseAESIntrinsics, false, \
               "Use intrinsics for AES versions of crypto")

      The following text or something similar to:

      The UseAES and UseAESIntrinsics flags should be used to enable the hardware based AES intrinsics for Intel hardware. The hardware needs to be 2010 or newer Westmere hardware.

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            jgordon Joni Gordon (Inactive)
            azeemj Azeem Jiva
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