RFR 8u backport: 8179084: HotSpot VM fails to start when AggressiveHeap is set
david.holmes at oracle.com
Fri Apr 28 06:17:06 UTC 2017
Still need a 8u Reviewer to okay this too, please.
On 28/04/2017 4:12 PM, David Holmes wrote:
> Thanks Kim!
> On 28/04/2017 4:11 PM, Kim Barrett wrote:
>>> On Apr 27, 2017, at 8:13 PM, David Holmes <david.holmes at oracle.com>
>>> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8179084
>>> JDK 9 changeset:
>>> webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~dholmes/8179084/webrev/
>>> The functional fix in arguments.cpp is the same as in 9, just
>>> different line numbers.
>>> The test had to be adjusted for the 8u test environment and other
>>> differences between 8 and 9:
>>> - no @modules needed
>>> - @requires vm.gc.parallel not supported
>>> - test library location and package names are different
>>> - PrintFlagsFinal output is different so needed to change pattern to
>>> The @requires was there because the test will only work on a VM which
>>> has a default GC that supports parallel GC. The only binaries we have
>>> in 8u that would fail this is a JRE/JDK that defaults to the
>>> MinimalVM. But the MinimalVM only supports Compact1 and Compact2, and
>>> the test uses APIs from Compact3 anyway - so I added the test to the
>>> needs_compact3 group in TEST.groups to deal with this limitation.
>>> Testing: manual
>>> JPRT (I added the test to hotspot_gc for testing purposes)
>> Looks good.
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