RFR: 7164841: Improvements to the GC log file rotation

Thomas Schatzl thomas.schatzl at oracle.com
Wed Sep 11 08:11:43 PDT 2013

Hi Yumin,

On Mon, 2013-09-09 at 12:11 -0700, Yumin Qi wrote:
> Hi, Thomas and all
>    This is a new version,
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~minqi/7164841/webrev04/ 
> <http://cr.openjdk.java.net/%7Eminqi/7164841/webrev04/>
>    There is an existing method, make_log_name which converts %p to 
> <1234>, so I decided to modify it to include converting %t to 
> YYYY-MM-DD_HH-MM-SS. The function extend_file_name is not needed then.  
> The name limitation is only for file name not path, in case user has 
> special characters used in their path name.
>    rotatingFileStream is renamed to gcLogFileStream, and handle both 
> logging (normal) and rotating work.
>    A problem observed when user gives an wrong path, say, 
> -Xloggc:/temp/temp/test.log, /temp/temp does not exist, in this case, I 
> only give a warning and not exit from VM, should app exit VM in such 
> case? After warning, app still can run but no log.

I'm still looking at this, but could you make some test cases for the %
p/t file name replacement using the VM internal testing

I.e. enabled by the ExecuteInternalVMTests option?


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