Request for reviews (XS): 6873799 and 6873800

Christian Thalinger Christian.Thalinger at Sun.COM
Thu Aug 20 01:18:36 PDT 2009

Andrew Haley wrote:
> Vladimir Kozlov wrote:
>> I think EA and COOP are stable enough to enable them
>> by default in HS17. I will do separate pushes to have
>> separate build bundles.
>> Fixed 6873799: enable escape analysis by default
>> Fixed 6873800: enable compressed oops by default
> That's interesting.  So, even with the (small) extra effort needed to
> unpack a compressed oop, the memory saving means it's always a win?

Well, "always" is probably not true.  But nowadays most applications
rely heavily on memory throughput and it's definitely a win there.  But
sure Vladimir has some numbers when he wakes up.

-- Christian

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