RFR(s): 8025279 metaspace/flags/maxMetaspaceSize throws OOM: out of Compressed Klass space

Erik Helin erik.helin at oracle.com
Thu Sep 26 11:58:56 UTC 2013

Hi Mikael,

looks good!


On 2013-09-26, Mikael Gerdin wrote:
> Hi
> Please review this small fix for throwing OutOfMermoryError with the
> correct cause string when failing to allocate a Klass.
> The code incorrectly sets the cause string to "Compressed class
> space" if the allocation type is ClassType even if the VM is
> configured to not use a separate compressed class space.
> The fix adds a helper function to determine if a MetadataType would
> be allocated in the compressed class space or not and uses that to
> figure out what string to send and which OOME to throw.
> Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~mgerdin/8025279/webrev.0
> Bug link: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8025279

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