RFR: 8048269: Add flag to turn off class unloading after G1 concurrent mark

Stefan Karlsson stefan.karlsson at oracle.com
Tue Aug 5 08:09:56 UTC 2014


On 2014-08-05 09:49, Thomas Schatzl wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On Tue, 2014-08-05 at 09:43 +0200, Bengt Rutisson wrote:
>> On 2014-08-04 16:07, Stefan Karlsson wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>>
>>> On 2014-07-18 00:14, Jon Masamitsu wrote:
> [...]
>>>> The flag sounds more concise but is it that correct?   With CMS
>>>> at least (which we hope to make use this same flag) some
>>>> of the reduction in work would be during marking but the
>>>> freeing of the metaspace and the cleaning of the system
>>>> dictionary come later (after the sweep).  I still like
>>>> ClassUnloadingWithConcurrentMark - not as precise but
>>>> maybe more correct?
>>> I'm fine with this flag name.
>>>
>>> Does anyone strongly oppose the flag name:
>>> ClassUnloadingWithConcurrentMark?
>> No objections from me.
> Neither from me.

Good.

Here is the updated patch with the new name:
  http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~stefank/8048269/webrev.01/
  http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~stefank/8048269/webrev.01.delta/

thanks,
StefanK

>
> Thomas
>



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