"Disabling Explicit GC" message in gc log with G1 collector

Tony Printezis tony.printezis at oracle.com
Wed Apr 14 12:21:27 PDT 2010


Thanks for bringing this up. It's most likely debugging code that we 
accidentally failed to remove. Apologies. I'll  remove it piggy-backed 
on my next push.


Andreas Kohn wrote:
> Hi,
> while playing with the G1 collector I noticed that our gc logs are now
> filled with a "Disabling Explicit GC" message repeating quite often.
> This seems to be coming from g1CollectedHeap.cpp
> G1CollectedHeap::do_collection().
> We have -XX:+DisableExplicitGC and -Xloggc enabled by default, so in a
> way this is pretty much expected. 
> I've now removed the print statement there, so that the gc log becomes a
> bit more readable. Was there a reason that G1 logs this condition? 
> Regards,
> --
> Andreas

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