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@@ -1964,33 +1964,10 @@
   static DirtyCardQueueSet& dirty_card_queue_set() {
     return _dirty_card_queue_set;
 #endif // INCLUDE_ALL_GCS
-  // This method initializes the SATB and dirty card queues before a
-  // JavaThread is added to the Java thread list. Right now, we don't
-  // have to do anything to the dirty card queue (it should have been
-  // activated when the thread was created), but we have to activate
-  // the SATB queue if the thread is created while a marking cycle is
-  // in progress. The activation / de-activation of the SATB queues at
-  // the beginning / end of a marking cycle is done during safepoints
-  // so we have to make sure this method is called outside one to be
-  // able to safely read the active field of the SATB queue set. Right
-  // now, it is called just before the thread is added to the Java
-  // thread list in the Threads::add() method. That method is holding
-  // the Threads_lock which ensures we are outside a safepoint. We
-  // cannot do the obvious and set the active field of the SATB queue
-  // when the thread is created given that, in some cases, safepoints
-  // might happen between the JavaThread constructor being called and the
-  // thread being added to the Java thread list (an example of this is
-  // when the structure for the DestroyJavaVM thread is created).
-  void initialize_queues();
-#else  // INCLUDE_ALL_GCS
-  void initialize_queues() { }
-#endif // INCLUDE_ALL_GCS
   // Machine dependent stuff
 #include OS_CPU_HEADER(thread)
   void set_blocked_on_compilation(bool value) {
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