Who hates the *Ratio parameters?
Y Srinivas Ramakrishna
Y.S.Ramakrishna at Sun.COM
Wed Aug 13 14:50:20 PDT 2008
Hi Tony --
> I personally don't like the *Ratio parameters (e.g.,
> -XX:SurvivorRatio=<N>) as I don't think they are very intuitive to
> set. I've heard the same from a few customers too. Would most people
> prefer parameters based on percentages (e.g., -XX:SurvivorPerc=<N>,
> where 0 <= <N> <= 100) instead?
One of the (other) disadvantages (lacking floating point options, do
we have them now?) of *Ratio specs was that the the smallest ratio you
could specify was 1:1. What about allowing percent specs to exceed 100
in appropriate cases where it might make sense?
kevlar suit donned :-)
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