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

Jesper Wilhelmsson jesper.wilhelmsson at oracle.com
Tue Mar 19 05:15:03 PDT 2013


Thanks for looking at it!
/Jesper

On 19/3/13 2:31 AM, David Holmes wrote:
> This deletion looks fine to me.
>
> David
>
> 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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