review request (S/M): 6962931 move interned strings out of perm gen

Tom Rodriguez tom.rodriguez at
Wed Feb 16 11:05:15 PST 2011

I had assumed we'd be switching so that strings were always outside perm by default.  ScavengeRootsInCode must be != 0 once invokedynamic is enabled by default and since that's definitely going to be enabled in 7 don't we want to turn all this on?


On Feb 16, 2011, at 10:10 AM, John Coomes wrote:

> This moves interned strings from the perm gen into the regular heap.
> The code was written by Tom Rodriguez; I've added a minor fix and done
> the testing.  More info in the webrev:
> Thanks for any feedback.
> -John

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