RFR (XXS): 8054362: gc/g1/TestEagerReclaimHumongousRegions2.java timeout

Thomas Schatzl thomas.schatzl at oracle.com
Mon Aug 18 13:09:56 UTC 2014

Hi Dmitry,

  thanks for looking at the change again:

On Mon, 2014-08-18 at 14:14 +0400, Dmitry Fazunenko wrote:
> Hi Thomas,
> > It would take considerable effort to modify it for multiple region sizes
> > for no noticable gain.
> Yes, TestEagerReclaimHumongousRegions2 is the regression test for 
> 8051973 problem.
> Minimal effort is required to update it to cover more. If you don't mind 
> I can file an RFE for it.

Yes, let's file an RFE for it. 

> >> Could we make the test check the time? Maybe do the loop for 1 minute
> >> but no more than 20 iterations?
> > I implemented this idea as it seems less failure prone than trying to
> > guess the speed of the machine. Fast machine easily finish the test
> > within the given time, slower ones should get enough coverage.
> I agree, this approach is better. The fix looks good to me.
> One minor note: I would reduce timeout from 60 seconds to 50 to finish 
> normally if timeout is set to 1 minute.




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