RFR(XS): 8010227: Remove promotion failed from young collection event

David Holmes david.holmes at oracle.com
Mon Mar 18 18:31:52 PDT 2013

This deletion looks fine to me.


On 19/03/2013 7:04 AM, Jesper Wilhelmsson wrote:
> Could I have a couple of reviews for this really small change?
> Bug 8010227: http://bugs.sun.com/bugdatabase/view_bug.do?bug_id=8010227
> The young garbage collection tracing event has a boolean to indicate if
> a promotion failed has occurred or not. This information is also
> available in its own event so the variable is duplicating the
> information. It was introduced for convenience to make it easy to see if
> a collection got promotion failed or not when looking at the GC events.
> However, the existence of this variable complicates the implementation
> of the evacuation failed event for G1, so we have decided to remove it.
> Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~jwilhelm/8010227/webrev/
> Thanks,
> /Jesper

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