[hdk8u40] Request for review (s) - 8031323: Optionally align objects copied to survivor spaces

Thomas Schatzl thomas.schatzl at oracle.com
Wed Aug 6 09:26:34 UTC 2014

Hi Jon,

On Tue, 2014-08-05 at 14:07 -0700, Jon Masamitsu wrote:
> This is a backport from jdk9.  The patch applied cleanly.
> 8031323: Optionally align objects copied to survivor spaces
> Add the option to specify an alignment for allocations into the
> survivor spaces.  Survivor space allocations will overflow if the
> survivor spaces have not been increased.   The expected use
> is to align survivor space allocations to cache line sizes.
> This is the webrev for the patch from jdk9.
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~jmasa/8031323/webrev.00/
> I made a change to the error message in arguments.cpp
> here.  This change was based on a review comment I received
> after the push to jdk9

I would prefer if the change to the message were made to jdk9 first, and
then both changes backported to 8u.

Otherwise it is hard to see what has already been backported and what
not. (Say, by diffing the the summary lines of both branches).


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