Question about GCOverheadLimit

Jon Masamitsu Jon.Masamitsu at Sun.COM
Mon May 12 12:35:01 PDT 2008


The total time is measured as the time
from the end of a full GC to the
end of the next full GC.



Adam Hawthorne wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> I just have a quick question about the GC Overhead Limit.  The docs say: if 
> more than 98% of the total time is spent in garbage collection and less than 
> 2% of the heap is recovered, an OutOfMemoryError will be thrown.
> 
> What "total time" is it referring to there?
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Adam
> 
> 
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