RFR: 8009723 CMS logs "concurrent mode failure" twice when using (disabling) -XX:-UseCMSCompactAtFullCollection

Jesper Wilhelmsson jesper.wilhelmsson at oracle.com
Mon Mar 11 04:02:01 PDT 2013

Looks good!
I agree with not adding the test.

On 9/3/13 12:39 AM, Kevin Walls wrote:
> Hi,
> This is a review request for a small change:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~kevinw/8009723/webrev/
> Using CMS and disabling UseCMSCompactAtFullCollection on the command line easily
> produces a double-logging of the "(concurrent mode failure)" message.  This was
> spotted by Erik Helin.
> This is like removing a print statement.
> The webrev contains a testcase, but I am currently suggesting I commit this
> without the test as:
> 1) it's fairly trivial: remove a print statement, you don't the see output of
> that print statement.
> 2) it requires -XX:-UseCMSCompactAtFullCollection which I don't believe is
> commonly used
> 3) it is a CMS-specific and the current test framework is quite awkward to make
> the test specific (manual work in the java test, or re-exec.  If re-execing do
> we ignore TESTVMOPTS or parse it and add UseConcMarkSweepGC?... a few issues
> there we should solve but this may not be the test change that needs that...)
> So the test is possible, and useful for verifying it if anybody wants to run it
> right now, but does not seem a necessity and for this small change adding to the
> test harness library to make it more elegant seems unnecessary for this minor
> problem...
> Thanks
> Kevin

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